I first met Erika Kubick at the 2018 American Cheese Society Conference & Judging in Pittsburgh, PA. I was familiar with Kubick’s website Cheese Sex Death and I’d already joined the ranks of her 22,000 Instagram followers and 14,000 Facebook friends, but I’d never had a chance to speak to her in person. While she’s made her name as a sassy cheese gal,… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Hooked On Cheese
Last week I was hanging out on the Lower East Side of Manhattan when I got a call from my pal, filmmaker David Winkfield. He wanted to meet up for dinner and since I never miss a chance to chill with David I suggested we pop into Casa Mezcal, a neighborhood favorite.
Wandering through my local farmers market earlier this week, I was struck by the huge range of tomatoes available nowadays: cherry and grape, Roma and pear, the traditional globe, the huge beefsteak, and all varieties of heirlooms. Being a die-hard cheese guy, naturally, I began to daydream about my favorite dishes that showcase both cheese… Read more »
I love sheep’s milk cheeses — from manchego to Roquefort, Serra da Estrela to Italian robiolas. They’re rarer than cow or goat milk cheeses because the average yearly lactation period for sheep is much shorter than that of cows or goats, and they produce a much smaller quantity of milk per day of lactation.
Now that the weather is heating up, it’s time to fire up those grills and get to cookin’. We all know that meat (real orvegetarian-friendly!) is the centerpiece of a great barbeque, but cheese has its place as well. Here are some suggestions — both traditional and creative — to add a little bit of cheese… Read more »