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Spring White Wine & Cheese Pairing Guide

Spring White Wine & Cheese Pairing Guide

  White Wine + Cheese: An Unusual Love Affair  White wine is not always seen as a traditional pairing to cheeses. The delicate quality of som...

The Best Farmhouse British Cheddars

The Best Farmhouse British Cheddars

Cheese Journeys' “Cheddar Odyssey” is an organized vacation highlighting the best farmhouse cheddars & cheeses in England. What is a farmhouse British or English Cheddar? This blog post explains and highlights the best Farmhouse Cheddar coming out of England. It also highlights the history and cheesemakers behind these visionary styles of cheddar.

Our Favorite Cheeses from Montréal, Québec

Our Favorite Cheeses from Montréal, Québec

The blog post highlights what cheese shops and markets you should visit and what Canadian and Québecois cheeses you should try while you are there.  We feature our favorite soft and hard cheeses, but with over 500 varieties of Québecois cheese this post is a good starting point for your own cheese tasting experience.

Cheese Review: Bone Char Pearl in Edible Brooklyn

Cheese Review: Bone Char Pearl in Edible Brooklyn

Have you ever had a cheese aged in BONE ASH? I hadn't either. Then I tasted it and wrote a review for Edible Brooklyn. Check it out.

Video: Goat Cheese's Signature Flavor Profile

Video: Goat Cheese's Signature Flavor Profile

Ever noticed the inherent "goaty" characteristic of goat cheese? Join me as I taste 3 different goat cheese styles and dig a little into the science behind each cheese's flavor profile.

[Video] Why is American Artisan Cheese Important? And How to Pair It...

[Video] Why is American Artisan Cheese Important? And How to Pair It...

Join us in a discussion on American Artisan Cheese.  We highlight the American Artisan Cheese movement and why it is important to our local and regional economies.  We also discuss how to pair the featured cheeses with nuts, fruit, jam, and beer/microbrews!

[Video] Beer and Cheese Tasting at Strongrope Brewery

[Video] Beer and Cheese Tasting at Strongrope Brewery

Microbrews and specialty cheeses are a joy to pair together. Both are more complex and nuanced in flavor, texture, and body than their more conventional counterparts. Watch this video to learn about how to best pair cheese and beer.  It's a lot of fun!

Why you should be buying Wisconsin Cheese from Fromagination.

Why you should be buying Wisconsin Cheese from Fromagination.

I can't say it enough: Americans need to start thinking regionally about food.  Why?  Because thinking regionally supports a community's inherent ...

American Bloomy Rind Tasting Notes

American Bloomy Rind Tasting Notes

Developing a Cheese Palate Developing a cheese palate takes time, and it takes complete immersion in a vast variety of dairy.  When I started work...

How to Buy Cheese for the Apocalypse

How to Buy Cheese for the Apocalypse

One of my favorite moments selling cheese at Formaggio Kitchen was quite unexpected. It was the end of a long day of helping the regular customers...

Mind the Rind: A Cheese Photo Journal

Mind the Rind: A Cheese Photo Journal

Back in June 2016, Sarah E Crowder and I both wanted to do something creatively inspired by cheese, as it stands as sculpture.  Artisan cheese, in...