Cheese Grotto I Specialty Cheese and Cheese Storage

Tools for Home Cheesemaking

Tools for Home Cheesemaking

Making cheese at home is easier than you think: All you need are some basic instructions, a few pieces of specialized equipment, the right ingredie...

What It's Like Inside a Cheese Cave

What It's Like Inside a Cheese Cave

A cheese cave is any space with high humidity and a cool temperature used for aging or preserving cheese. It can be an actual cave in the ground, a converted refrigerator, or a climate-controlled warehouse. You can make a cheese cave in your own kitchen with an in-home microclimate like the Cheese Grotto.

The Best Way to Store Dense, Hard Cheeses

The Best Way to Store Dense, Hard Cheeses

Hard, dense cheeses are a very broad cheese category.  They range from a dry, crystalline aged Pecorino or Parmigiano-Reggiano to an alpine styl...

The Best Way to Store Bloomy Rind Cheese

The Best Way to Store Bloomy Rind Cheese

Bloomy rind cheeses are some of the most popular cheese types out there, especially for a special occasion.  Give me your brie, your camembert,...

The Best Way to Store Stinky, Washed Rind Cheese

The Best Way to Store Stinky, Washed Rind Cheese

Washed rind cheese is stinky cheese with an orange-hued rind that cheese fanatics love.  Stronger in aroma than in flavor, these cheeses are del...

The Best Way to Store Blue Cheese

The Best Way to Store Blue Cheese

Blue cheese can be a finicky cheese type to store.  The cheese paste is often  delicate with its pierced blue veining, making it more susceptibl...

10 Ways to Use Your Cheese Grotto

10 Ways to Use Your Cheese Grotto

Our line of Cheese Grottos is designed to be as multi-functional as possible.  From storing cheese for longer periods of time, to aging homemade ch...

3 Best Ways to Store Cheese

3 Best Ways to Store Cheese

Storing naturally-made cheese requires humidity, air flow, and temperature control in order to stay fresh both in texture and flavor.  If one of th...

How to Store & Serve Different Styles of Sheep Milk Cheese

How to Store & Serve Different Styles of Sheep Milk Cheese

Ever wondered how to best store and serve different sheep milk cheese styles? Sheep milk cheeses are exceptionally fatty and delicious.  From soft and spreadable to dense and salty, sheep milk cheese has its own characteristics, textures, and flavor profiles. This post will outline the composition of sheep milk cheese and how to best enjoy it.

How to Store & Ripen Camembert Cheese

How to Store & Ripen Camembert Cheese

Ever wondered how to best store & ripen Camembert at home?  Here is a step-by-step guide outlining the stages and ages of a Camembert-style cheese when stored in our Cheese Grotto.  After you read this, you'll understand when you want to cut into your wheel of bloomy-rind cheese.

[Video] Cheese Grotto Care: A Ritual and a Guide

[Video] Cheese Grotto Care: A Ritual and a Guide

  We live in the age of convenience.  So much so, that often the daily rituals we enjoy so thoroughly get thrown to the wayside.  I invite people ...

Interview: [Video] Why does Steven Jenkins love the Grotto? He explains...

Interview: [Video] Why does Steven Jenkins love the Grotto?  He explains...

Ever wondered the best way to store cheese and keep it fresh?  Specialty cheese styles require specific conditions in order to prolong a cheese's shelf-life.  Specialty cheeses are inspired by hundreds of years of traditional cheesemaking practices, and so they do not like to be wrapped in plastic wrap.