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For Locally Sourced Pizza, Head To A Farm


Written by Kristine Hansen Photos courtesy of Millsap Farms It’s no secret that autumn is harvest time for vegetables. But in Wisconsin and other states where farming is a way of life, it’s also when some farms host pizza nights where ingredients, including cheese, and even the flour to make the pizza dough is sourced […]

Baked Cheese Is The Scandi Snack You’ve Been Missing


For a cheese company that’s been around less than a year, the Big Moo is certainly making some big waves in the industry. Since launching in January, the Big Moo baked cheese has won multiple Gold medals at the 2022 World Championship Cheese Contest (WCCC) and is now in cheese cases in over 5,000 stores […]

From Mexico to America’s Dairyland


PHOTOGRAPHED BY CODY LACROSSE With Sancho Cruz Manchego and more, Ricardo Gutierrez Cruz puts his stamp on Wisconsin’s cheese scene In elementary school, Ricardo Gutierrez Cruz’s class toured an ice cream manufacturing plant. While his peers were distracted by the prospect of trying various flavors, Gutierrez Cruz was struck by the mechanics of it all. […]

Behind the Scenes at the 2022 World Championship Cheese Contest


Written by Kristine Hansen | Photography courtesy of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association On day three of judging at the World Championship Cheese Contest, a sea of white lab coats confers in hushed tones behind a roped-off area. The Championship Round just wrapped. Now it’s on to the final round: for the 53 judges to […]

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In Queso You Missed It: January 23, 2022


The latest in cheese news.

Blakesville Creamery Proves Something Good Did Come of 2020


Blakesville Creamery has been successful despite launching at the start of the pandemic. And one of their debut cheeses, Afterglow, was a highlight of 2020.

Centerfold: Red Rock


Roelli’s cheddar holds a blue surprise.

Shop Talk: E-Commerce Edition III


These small shops from across the country have been finding creative ways to stay connected with customers during the pandemic.

Ask the Monger: What’s the Difference Between Artisan and Farmstead Cheese?


Although there may be little difference in how these two categories of cheeses taste, they tell the consumer something as to how the cheese was made.

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