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Grassmilk: New Trend in Dairy has California Ties

Grassmilk: New Trend in Dairy has California Ties

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Savvy grocery shoppers who are comfortable seeking out items like grass-fed beef, biodynamic wine and similar smaller batch items may want to keep a look out for this dairy product, which shows signs of being a new trend.

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Soured Milks: What’s the Difference?

Soured Milks: What’s the Difference?

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s a definite difference between cheese and milk. It’s clear in the tastes, textures, state of matter, and smells. However, when it comes to that iffy area in-between milk and cheese it get’s a little muddy. What exactly is the difference between sour cream and crème fraîche? How is yogurt different from kefir? Why is the buttermilk purchased in stores rarely ever true buttermilk?

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Cheese Books for the Curd Nerd

Cheese Books for the Curd Nerd

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every aspiring curd nerd yearns to embiggen their knowledge base about the dairy darlings they adore. Garrett McCord shares two books that help you gain a broader understanding of cheese and supply you with tasteful cheese-centric recipes.

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First Impression: Healdsburg SHED

First Impression: Healdsburg SHED

What would a wine country locavore’s paradise look like? Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to Cindy Daniel, owner of Healdsburg’s new SHED, a 21st-century grange, store, and sustainable-living center.

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Tiny Mites Spark Big Battle Over Imports Of French Cheese

Tiny Mites Spark Big Battle Over Imports Of French Cheese

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Microscopic bugs called cheese mites are responsible for the distinctive rind and flavor of the bright orange French cheese Mimolette. But now, the FDA has blocked more than a ton of Mimolette from entering the country, because the agency says the mites left on it make it unfit for consumption.

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All About Roquefort Cheese

All About Roquefort Cheese

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Roquefort is a classic French cheese that is the darling blue-eyed child of the cheese world. Yet what makes Roquefort, Roquefort?

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Cheese: All About the Bloom

Cheese: All About the Bloom

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bloomy rind cheeses are all the rage, but what exactly makes a bloomy rind cheese what it is? Learn all about aging, bacteria, and find a few new favorites!

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