Greensgrow

Every fall, I love heading over to Greensgrow, an urban farm a few blocks from my house. Not only do they carry apples and honey from the ‘hood, they offer a fridge full of local cheese. And right now, this cooler holds some gems. You’re looking at me with Alex Smith, my go-to dairy grrrl […]

A Champion Cheese Brunch

In America, there are three cheeses everyone wants to taste — they are the winners of this year’s American Cheese Society (ACS) Awards. Of course, no one can find all three at once because they are in such high demand. Only one man in the U.S. has a fridge full of them. That man is […]

All About Evalon

Officially, August is National Goat Cheese Month, but let’s agree: we’re past campaigning for goat cheese acceptance. Back in the 1970s, when the first goat-cheese pioneers were emerging from their milking barns in coveralls, Americans found chèvre exotic. Today, you can find chèvre in scones, sandwiches, and soups—there’s even a new goat cheese and cherry […]

Tobasi and Maggie’s Round

Some women love to be surprised with jewelry. I love to be surprised with boxes of cheese. On Friday as I was taking a writing break in the kitchen, a package appeared at the door. My UPS man gave me a funny look when I exclaimed, “Oh, that must be Paul’s cheese!” The label was […]