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, […]

MF Needs an Intern

Madame Fromage HQ

Dear readers, I spend a lot of time alone in my Cheese Command Center, sitting in this chair. After five years of running my own little online dairy empire, it’s time to open a window and let in some air. I’m looking for a bird, a plane…an intern!  Although this is an unpaid position, I am willing […]

Live! Birchrun Hills Kickstarter

The Miller Family of Birchrun Hills FarmChester Springs, PAJune 30, 2014

If you attended the Cheese Ball in January, or if you read about it, hopefully you remember Sue Miller. She’s a local cheesemaker and friend who is working to build a cheese facility on her farm in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The Cheese Ball raised $5,000 as a first step toward financing the project. Now, Sue’s Kickstarter — an […]

On Writing a Collaborative Cookbook

Test Cocktails

In the last four months, I’ve spent a lot of time shaking and stirring. I’ve also grown very attached to Google+ and the Google hangout function. It’s how my brother, André Darlington, and I wrote a cocktail book together with 900 miles between us. It won’t appear on shelves until Fall 2015, and — for […]

A Cheese Spa at Woodloch

Woodloch cheese and robes

What could be more decadent than standing around in bathrobes, drinking wine and sampling cheese? That was my Friday night at the Lodge at Woodloch, a beautiful spa in the Poconos that hosts a monthly culinary guest. (Yes, I have blotted out the eyes of those to whom I fed triple cremes. I don’t want you to […]