Chowhound Christmas Gift Guide 2019: Best Gifts for Your Cheesy Friend

Sometimes a cheesy Christmas gift is a good thing—take these, for example: some of the best Christmas presents for cheese lovers. We all have that friend—the turophile who raves about the nutty, creamy...

How to make a California classic cheese bouquet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

By Jessica Lawrenze, courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board.

California Cheesemakers' Select Cheese Box Debuts in Support of California Artisan Cheesemakers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The California Cheesemakers' Select box will feature a different selection of four artisanal cow's milk cheeses, sized 5-8 oz. each, every month on the https://californiacheesebox.com/ webs...

Fromagerie Sophie, San Luis Obispo

by kelvin_of_ranard 1 year ago

Several years back, on a lark, we met Sophie at a Paso Robles wine tasting event and sampled several of her cheeses. I was not a “cheese fan” at the time and was nervous due to the powerful smells...

Whole Foods '12 Days of Cheese', Dec 12-23

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"... Whole Foods agrees, and just announced they're bringing back their annual “12 Days of Cheese” special. Each day, starting December 12 (and ending December 23), nationwide Whole Foods shoppers ...

Why is my Gouda blue?

by AmySowder 5 years ago

I have this Smurf-blue colored lavender-infused Gouda cheese I got at a farmer's cheese shop in the city of Gouda, South Holland. Does anyone know why it's so blue or what makes it blue? I'm hoping...

Cheesemonger in Sherman Oaks

by paranoidgarliclover 6 years ago

On Monday, I was foiled. I would NOT be defeated today (and I wasn't, despite some a$$hole drivers on the 101, as usual). What a lovely place. The owners are super-friendly and (not surprisin...

Which Dutch cheese is best for melting in my baked penne?

by JDAWG 6 years ago

Hello Chowhounders, In a few days I will be making a baked pasta dish with roasted eggplant, peppers, and sausage, in a light tomato sauce, plus an internal layer, and a topping of melted cheese...

Interesting thing I heard about super-aged Gouda

by nooodles 15 years ago

So my friend remembers a cheese from when she went to Wellesley. Maybe other hounds can help me out... It was an aged Gouda. She says it was aged for something like three years. The most distinct...

What kinds of cheeses do not require refrigeration?

by zainab13 11 years ago

On a layover in Amsterdam a few years ago, I toured a Gouda cheese factory. The cheesemaker told us authentic Gouda should not be refrigerated. I bought some to take home with me and never refrig...

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