Posts Tagged: Sweet Grass Dairy

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: Cheeses for the Whole Family

I travel a lot for my work so I often spend holidays away from home, an inevitability that has its pros and its cons (i.e. no crazy family fun… but no crazy family drama). This Thanksgiving, I ended up in Baltimore, one of the places I spend time regularly as a consultant. Over the past… Read more »


Hooked on Cheese: Grateful for Cheese (Pun Intended)

As Thanksgiving approaches, I’ve been reflecting on how grateful I am to have met so many incredible cheese lovers over my 33 years in the business. I’ve been lucky enough to travel all around the country for my work, getting to know passionate dairy farmers, cheesemongers, cookbook authors, specialty retailers, and distributors along the way…. Read more »


Hooked on Cheese: The Watermelon Challenge

At the end of every summer, I meet up with my dear friend Angel for a watermelon-eating contest. In case you’ve never seen me, I am a big ol’ country boy (I was once an All-State football player) and I’ve been eating whole melons my entire life.