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Comeback Kids: Consider Bardwell Farm Finds a New Whey Following Recall


Photo via considerbardwellfarm.com Nothing strikes ice-cold fear into the hearts of dairy manufacturers quite like the L-word—we’re talking Listeria monocytogenes. An independent cheesemaker’s worst nightmare erupted in late September 2019 for Consider Bardwell Farm, when a routine inspection of the Vermont-based farm’s processing facilities yielded a positive test for listeria in a wheel of the […]

The Last Limburger


Long dismissed as a “stinky cheese,” limburger might just surprise you.

Ask the Monger: Why Are Washed-Rind Cheeses Orange?


Ever wondered where washed-rind cheeses get their color? We have your answer.

Three types of stinky French cheeses stand in a row next to thin breadsticks

Ask the Monger: What Happens When You Store Cheese in Plastic Wrap?


What happens when you store cheese in plastic wrap?  Good question! This is a hotly debated topic, and everyone has an opinion. I welcome the opportunity to shine a spotlight on the complexities of the answer.The effect that plastic wrap has on cheese varies depending on the type of cheese. The rind is the most […]

oma

Cheese Of The Day: Oma


Oma is the ultimate entry point into funky washed rind cheeses. It has meaty, nutty aromas, but still tastes buttery sweet like fresh cream.

snowmass raclette

Cheese Of The Day: Snowmass


Inspired by raclette, the great melted cheese of the Alps, Snowmass is perfect when broiled and scraped onto potatoes. The best meal on a cold day!

Ameribella

Cheese Of The Day: Ameribella


Inspired by the cheeses of Northern Italy, Ameribella is a doughy brick with a punch of mustard and yeast flavor and a satisfying barnyard aroma.

dream weaver

Cheese Of The Day: Dream Weaver


For an entry into washed rind cheese, try Dream Weaver, a pudgy goat’s milk cheese that’s stinky but approachable. Try it with a tangy jam.