Eight Must-Try American Cheeses

Lovers, I want to spread some love for the first eight cheeses I’ve tasted for my current obsession, The American Cheese Project. Each week, I highlight a different American-made cheese and share it on Instagram (usually on Wednesdays). It’s my way of connecting my followers directly with cheesemakers. If you’re not on Instagram (@mmefromage), no […]

How to Make Your Lover a Cheese Board

To celebrate my first month devoted to eating American cheese every week for a whole year, I threw a little cheese soiree at my house for dear friends. It was such a luscious night, and it was so easy to pull together,  that I thought I’d share a few tips. Maybe you’d like to explore […]

Three Madison Book Events

Here’s my idea of paradise: all the people I adore in Philadelphia spend a long weekend in Wisconsin together tasting cheese. This week, I’m in paradise. I’m in Madison — my old stomping ground — for the American Cheese Society Conference, and it’s my chance to play Wisconsin hostess to my friends from Di Bruno […]

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 […]