The Limburger Legacy: A Cheese That Has No Equal

“Limburger—Don’t Eat It with Your Nose.” So reads the sign above the bar at Baumgartner’s Cheese Store and Tavern in Monroe, Wisconsin: the only city in America where Limburger cheese is still made. Limburger has been the butt of jokes for nearly a century, though to be honest, it smells more like feet. Past celebrities … Read more

Gruyere Cheese: A History As Rich and Fascinating As Its Flavor

HISTORY OF GRUYERE CHEESE Gruyere cheese has a history as rich and nutty as its flavor. This is a cheese so good and so fascinating that countries went to war over it! Yes, you read that right… war. Gruyere’s identity crisis Is Gruyere a Swiss cheese? Is it French? Is it Austrian? It is hard to … Read more

Marinate Cheese? Did Heaven’s Gates Open?

Summertime is all about easy entertaining and easier food: bountiful produce allows us to spend less time fussing in the kitchen and more time al fresco with friends. I’m all about quick recipes that produce big flavor, and these marinated mozzarella balls do just that. The best part? They get better the longer they sit, … Read more

The “Untold” History of Cheese

This is the story you’ll often hear about the discovery of cheese in human history… About 9,000 years ago, a nomad was travelling and brought along with him some milk in an animal stomach, serving as a sort of thermal insulator, to have something to drink at the end of the day. But when he arrived, … Read more

Make Your Breakfast Healthier With Cheese!

5 Reasons To Eat Cheese For Breakfast A common trend among dieters is to cut out cheese from their diet the minute they embark upon a weight loss mission. What they fail to realize is the immense nutritional and purported weight loss benefits that they are missing. Cheese is arguably one of the most underrated health … Read more

Cheese Makes Everything Better: Great Lunch Recipes For The Cheese Lovers

Struggling to find ideas for lunch? Tired of the same ol’ leftovers? We hear you and we want to help you solve this dilemma. Afterall, while breakfast is the most important meal of the day, lunch too often gets overlooked. Lunch is a critical meal in the middle of your day as it refuels you … Read more

Grilled Cheese Paradise: 50 Varieties of Grilled Cheese That Will Blow Your Mind

How to make grilled cheese: 1. Heat 1 tablespoon salted butter in a cast-iron or nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. 2. Press the sandwich slightly and place it in the skillet. Cook until golden on the bottom, 3 to 5 minutes. 3. Flip, adding more butter to the pan if needed, and cook until the … Read more

Remembering Memorial Day: More Than Just Picnics and Cookouts

Like every good American, I look forward to any holiday that falls on a Monday, especially during the warmer months, because like everyone else, I can’t wait for a day filled with cookouts, trips to the beach, and more importantly, no work. While having a day off for fun and relaxation is always nice, too often … Read more

RECIPE: Cheddar and Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Cheddar and Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts So it’s about the end of the day at work and you’re struggling to come up with ideas of what to make for dinner. Not only that, but you also want to try to deviate away from the norm and let your taste buds reach a new level of extreme … Read more