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In Queso You Missed It July 15th


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news! Our July 15th edition of In Queso You Missed It.

World's Largest Cheeseboard

Wisconsin Just Broke the Record for the World’s Largest Cheeseboard


On August 8th, Wisconsin made history by creating the World’s Largest Cheeseboard, setting a new Guinness World Record. The gigantic platter, which occupied more than an entire street of downtown Madison, overflowed with 4,437 pounds of Wisconsin cheese, smashing the previous (European) record by over 1,000 pounds. Sadly, the Culture staff was unable to make […]

Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown

All The Winners From The Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown


Last week, I had the pleasure of judging the Grilled Cheese Academy Recipe Showdown, an annual competition hosted by Wisconsin Cheese out in Madison. It’s an esteemed honor, especially for a former entrant who never made it past the first round.  There are three categories in the contest: Junior, for entrants under 18, The Classic, for sandwiches with 6 […]

World Championship Cheese Contest

9 Things I Learned at the World Championship Cheese Contest


Does it get any cheesier than Wisconsin? Yep—when you fill one room with 3,400 cheeses and curd experts from across the globe. I spent a day at the 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest, held in Madison, Wisconsin this week from March 6-8. The event was held in a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building, overlooking the lake […]

Classic grilled cheese sandwich

All the Cheese Events You Need to Know About this Spring


There’s a lot happening in the cheese world this spring! Scroll down to check out the festivals and holidays that we’re most excited for.  In March… March 6th World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison, WI With thousands of entries from all over the world, this biennial event is the world’s largest technical cheese contest. After […]