Posts Tagged: Recipes

Hooked on Cheese: Cheese in Creative Southern Cuisine

This is part two of a two-part story from cheese expert Raymond Hook on the uses of cheese in Southern cooking. This week we focus on contemporary Southern cuisine to complement our previous installment on traditional Southern cooking. I love eating at cutting-edge restaurants helmed by inspired chefs: chefs who respect their ingredients, follow seasonal availability and go local… Read more »


Hooked on Cheese: Cheese, Southern-Style

This is part one of a two-part story from cheese expert Raymond Hook on the uses of cheese in Southern cooking. This week we focus on traditional Southern dishes; next week we’ll spotlight contemporary and creative recipes. Stay tuned for Part II!   Cheese is my passion in life and always has been. That doesn’t mean I’ve… Read more »



Hooked on Cheese: Pairings for Early Fall

On Labor Day, I invited two new friends over to my place for cheese, snacks, and wine. I’d met Annie and Jimmy through non-cheese avenues, but they’d heard about my background as a cheesemonger and specialist and were eager to try cheese “Raymond-style.” They admitted they didn’t know a lot about artisan cheese but were up… Read more »