Cheese Blog

The vonTrapp Farmstead - Using Regenerative Agriculture to Craft Delicious Cheese

The vonTrapp Farmstead - Using Regenerative Agriculture to Craft Delicious Cheese

The vonTrapp Farmstead is a certified organic dairy and creamery located in Vermont’s scenic Mad River Valley. Now in its third generation, Sebasti...

Marieke Penterman and Holland's Family Cheese

Marieke Penterman and Holland's Family Cheese

Marieke and Rolf Penterman both grew up on dairy farms in the Netherlands, however, when Rolf was at the age where he was ready to start his own b...

Cheese is a Seasonal Food - Learn About the Seasonality of Cheese

Cheese is a Seasonal Food - Learn About the Seasonality of Cheese

It might not seem like it, but cheese, just like fresh strawberries in summertime and hardy root vegetables like beets in winter, is seasonal!  Che...

The Grey Barn and Farm

The Grey Barn and Farm

Photo Credits: Molly Glasgow The Grey Barn and Farm was founded in 2009 by Eric and Molly Glasgow on Martha’s Vineyard in Chilmark, Massachuset...

Saxelby Cheesemongers History and Mission

Saxelby Cheesemongers History and Mission

Saxelby Cheesemongers is New York City's first all-American cheese shop. Saxelby operates a retail shop in the Chelsea Market, ships cheese nationw...

Five Minute History of Women in Cheese

Five Minute History of Women in Cheese

The future (and past!) of cheese is female! Throughout history, women have played a crucial role in cheesemaking. From European cheesemaking tradit...

What is Bark-Wrapped Cheese?

What is Bark-Wrapped Cheese?

Anyone who has tried a bark-wrapped cheese knows there is something unforgettable about the aroma, texture, and flavor. And if you've never tried a...

Saxelby's Guide to Cheese and Chocolate Pairing

Saxelby's Guide to Cheese and Chocolate Pairing

Cheese and Chocolate are a fermented match made in heaven! On the surface these two foods seem quite different, but they share the magic of fermentation as a common root. Cheese is made from milk that is fermented and coagulated into curd, and chocolate is made from seeds that are fermented in their own pulp before being dried, ground, and transformed into bars of chocolate. 

What is Gouda Cheese?

What is Gouda Cheese?

Gouda, one of the world's most popular cheeses, has been made for close to 1,000 years in Holland, and is now made across the globe! Historical rec...

The Dreaded Cheese Nubs… How to Salvage and Repurpose Moldy Cheese

The Dreaded Cheese Nubs… How to Salvage and Repurpose Moldy Cheese

We’ve all been there. You go to the market, buy some cheese with the best of intentions, eat some of it, and then…. (insert suspenseful horror film...

How To Make the Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

How To Make the Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Making a perfect grilled cheese sandwich isn’t rocket science, but sourcing the right ingredients and following a few pro tips will go a long way t...

Grass Fed Butter is Better!

Grass Fed Butter is Better!

Grass Fed Butter is simply better. If you’ve tried grass fed butter, you know the taste is heads and shoulders above its commodity counterparts. B...

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