How To Be A Cheese Snob

How To Be A Cheese Snob

Most people don’t care for snobs, unless you are the cheese snob. In that case, you are a favorite party friend who will always be asked to bring the cheese plate. The trick to becoming a working snob is to understand the basics and have four or five favorites that you know by name and cheesemaker. For simplicity’s sake, the seven categories are: Blue cheese, Cheddar, Alpine, soft-ripened, washed rind, Gouda and fresh goat. Continue reading →

Butter Will Be Your New Passion

Butter Will Be  Your New Passion

Looking for the hottest trend in American cooking? Think butter. Butter is back in fashion but all dressed up. Most exciting are the European-style cultured butters with more refined flavors. Then there are the salted butters with a wide range of salt levels that range from butter with crunchy crystals to a variety of specialty salts like French sea salt or Himalayan pink. Continue reading →

The Skinny On Cheese

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The Skinny On Cheese

High-fat Cheese: the Secret to a Healthy Life? The Telegraph

High-Fat Cheese May Benefit Health By Boosting ‘Good’ Cholesterol, Study Suggests Huffington Post

These headlines, and thousands more, have been motivated by new research, as The Telegraph explains: A diet rich in cheese might actually be good for our health, according to a new study.

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