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How to Season a Slate Cheese Board

How to Season a Slate Cheese Board

We love slate serving boards because they’re beautiful, made from natural materials, and easy to clean. From kitchen tables to restaurant dining rooms, cheese served on slate always looks delicious—but there are few things to know about maintaining your slate plates and boards. Here’s how to oil your slate cheese boards so they’ll look great and last for years to come.

How to Clean Slate Cheese Boards

How to Clean Slate Cheese Boards

Slate boards are one of our favorite ways to serve cheese and charcuterie. This beautiful stone material highlights the foods you’re serving with its dark color, and its rustic natural texture offers aesthetic appeal. Here’s how to clean and maintain slate serving boards so they’ll last for years to come.

How to Choose, Clean, and Maintain Your Bamboo Cheese Board

How to Choose, Clean, and Maintain Your Bamboo Cheese Board

When it comes to cheese boards that look great, last a lifetime, and won’t break the bank, we recommend beautiful, sustainable, and sturdy bamboo. Here’s everything you need to know about why bamboo cheese servers are the best.

The Best Bamboo Cheese Boards You Can Buy in 2022

The Best Bamboo Cheese Boards You Can Buy in 2022

Looking for a new cheese board for your home kitchen or gift giving? Go for a bamboo cheese board! Read all about our favorite bamboo cheese servers and why we love this beautiful, durable, and sustainable material for all kinds of cheese servingware.

The Best Wooden Cheese Board Is Actually Bamboo

The Best Wooden Cheese Board Is Actually Bamboo

We all love the warm, natural look of wooden cheese boards, but they’re not always the best option for everyone. On the other hand, our bamboo chee...

What Kind of Oil Should I Use on My Bamboo Cheese Board?

What Kind of Oil Should I Use on My Bamboo Cheese Board?

We love creating bountiful, delicious cheese boards to share with our favorite people—but what happens after the last morsel of cheese disappears is just as important. After you give your bamboo cheese server a good cleaning, you’ll want to oil it every so often to extend its life and keep it looking beautiful. Here’s a rundown of the different oils available for bamboo boards.

How to Clean and Care for Your Bamboo Cheese Board

How to Clean and Care for Your Bamboo Cheese Board

We love using bamboo for our cheese storage boxes and cheese boards. It’s sustainable, beautiful, durable, and easy to clean. The best bamboo cheese servers can last a lifetime with the right care and a little maintenance. Here’s how to clean yours properly and keep it looking great for years to come.

The Beginner's Guide to Home Cheesemaking

The Beginner's Guide to Home Cheesemaking

Starting a new kitchen project like DIY cheesemaking can be intimidating—but it doesn’t have to be! With a gallon of good milk, a few specific ingredients and supplies, and easy-to-follow recipes, anyone can go from zero to home cheesemaking hero in about 1 hour. Here's how.

Why Customers Love Our Home Cheesemaking Kit

Why Customers Love Our Home Cheesemaking Kit

Want to learn how to make cheese at home but don’t know where to start? Snag one of our home cheesemaking kits to make the process easy, fun, and delicious. But don’t take our word for it! Read the reviews and decide for yourself.

What Is Rennet, and How Is It Used in Cheesemaking?

What Is Rennet, and How Is It Used in Cheesemaking?

What’s more satisfying than enjoying a creamy, tender ball of fresh mozzarella? Making your own mozzarella or burrata at home! Before you begin your next home cheesemaking project, you’ll need to gather some special ingredients, including rennet—the substance that turns milk into cheese. Here’s what you need to know about rennet for home cheesemaking.

What Is Citric Acid, and How Is It Used in Cheesemaking?

What Is Citric Acid, and How Is It Used in Cheesemaking?

Citric acid is an organic acid that’s found in citrus and other fruits. It makes home cheesemaking recipes for fresh Italian cheeses like mozzarella, mascarpone, and whole-milk ricotta quick and easy. Here’s more on how citric acid is used in cheesemaking.

Which Cheeses Can You Make at Home?

Which Cheeses Can You Make at Home?

If you love cheese, you’ve probably daydreamed of making cheese in your very own kitchen. Yes, you can make cheese at home—and the easiest way to learn how is to start with a few quick, easy, and delicious recipes like ricotta and mozzarella. Here are the types of cheese you can make at home with simple ingredients and basic kitchen gear.