Goat Cheese Giveaway

Coupole Closeup

This post goes out to the reluctant goat cheese lover. And the cracker doubter. And the person who doesn’t have a decent cheese board. It’s a trifecta of good things. Vermont Creamery has teamed up with 34 Degrees Crackers and Brooklyn Slate to offer a Goat Cheese Board Giveaway that includes all of the things […]

Cave-Raising Wrap-Up

Sue Miller at her Kickstarter Party

This post is a really a smooch. Today marks the last day of the Birchrun Hills Farm Kickstarter campaign to build a cheese cave. Thanks to so many of you, cheesemaker Sue Miller has surpassed her goal, and the pledges are still dropping in! If you have a few shekels to donate yet, hop to it! The campaign ends […]

MF Holiday Gift Guide

Simple and Crisp Board

Every year, December sneaks up on her stealth heels. Already, your lovely emails are starting to trickle in as you sniff out potential gifts for lovers on your list. Come now, let’s get down to business with some serious recommendations. After all, what is better than… Cheese travel? Let’s start with the Hammacker Schlemmer of cheese experiences, […]

Book Signings, Cheese Crawls and More

Di Bruno book photo by Dave MacNeill

Suddenly, it’s December. I open my eyes, and my calendar flashes into view with stars and scribbles. (Yes, I still use a paper day planner.)  Here are a few events where I will be leaping and lurking over the next few weeks, along with a few holiday open houses that feature local Pennsylvania cheesemakers. I hope […]

Seasonal Roots Cheese Board

Roasted Root Cheese Board Full

Don’t think I’ve lost my love for baguettes, but lately I’ve been exploring alternatives to bread that pair well with cheese. Yes, gluten-free mania has gotten the best of me – I love bread madly, but many people I know have forsaken it. Over the holidays, I know I’ll need to have some gluten-free weaponry, […]