Cover Stories

Feature Stories

The Many Uses of Mexican Cheese

As diverse as they are flavorful, these varieties provide a bevy of options Gooey enchiladas… quesadillas dripping with stretchy, stringy goodness… creamy queso fundido dotted with spicy chorizo… Mexican cuisine is a cheese-lover’s dream. It’s hard to think of a dish that isn’t packed with rich, savory flavor.

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Taking a Different Path

Las Vegas’ Cured and Whey expanded its operationsto fulfill a need in the region. There’s not much Las Vegas is lacking, especially when it comes to food. However, when Michael Stamm moved to the Vegas Valley area in the mid-1980’s, it was due to a need for specialty foods.

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Cheesemaker Profiles

Michigan’s Great (Lakes) Cheese Secret

Idyll Farms creates outstanding goat cheese while doing its part to save the planet. With goats grazing on approximately 200 acres of Leelanau Peninsula lush grasses, trees, leaves, brush and wildflowers, Idyll Farms is a world-class goat farm and creamery located in Northport, MI, a small village perched on the

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A Sustainable Cheese Company

Mozzarella has been a boon for Wisconsin’s Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese. In the early 80s, a group of four brothers acquired a farm in Waterloo, WI and started raising and milking 90 cows on a 200-acre property. Today, the farm is still run by brothers Charles, Thomas and Mark, while

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Centerfold Cheeses

Beautiful Coincidences Coming Together

Gourmino Affinage & Selection’sLe Gruyère AOP Although it was the 2008 World Championship Cheese Contest that put Switzerland’s Gourmino Affinage & Selection’s Le Gruyère AOP on the map, cheesemaker Michael Spycher again was recognized as World Champion in 2020.

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