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Saxelby's Guide to Cheese and Wine Pairing

Saxelby's Guide to Cheese and Wine Pairing

Cheese and wine are two of the most delicious things on the planet. It’s no wonder they pair so harmoniously together - wine and cheese share many ...

The Right Tool for the Job - Saxelby's Guide to Cheese Tools

The Right Tool for the Job - Saxelby's Guide to Cheese Tools

Just like a painter has brushes and a palette, or a carpenter has his toolbox, the cheese lover has a whole host of cheese tools at their disposal....

Making Hay While the Sun Shines - Grass Fed Cheese from Jasper Hill Farm

Making Hay While the Sun Shines - Grass Fed Cheese from Jasper Hill Farm

If you’ve driven through the country in the summertime, chances are you’ve seen tractors out mowing fields, leaving neat and tidy windrows of hay i...

The von Trapp Farmstead - Using Regenerative Agriculture to Craft Delicious Cheese

The von Trapp Farmstead - Using Regenerative Agriculture to Craft Delicious Cheese

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

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...

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