Posts Tagged: Tia Keenan

Hooked On Cheese: Interview with Erika Kubick of Cheese Sex Death

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 »



Hooked on Cheese: A Week’s Worth of Pairings

What defines a great cheese pairing? There are endless possibilities, but truly unique unions are often hard to come by. Yes, we’ve all had blue cheese with walnuts and brie with water crackers, but isn’t there anything beyond?   Last week I was fortunate to have three fantastic pairing experiences, each one distinct and incredibly… Read more »


Hooked on Cheese: Grilled Cheese Triple-Play

I love a great grilled cheese. Always have. Growing up, I gobbled down countless grilled cheese sandwiches that were much like those first popularized in the 1920s: American cheese on margarine-smeared white bread. That was how it was always done back in the day. But to quote the Notorious B.I.G.: things done changed.  


Egg in the Hole Pimiento Grilled Cheese with Lemony Celery Slaw

This recipe is from Tia Keenan, a chef fromager, food industry consultant and cheese-industry pioneer based in New York City. Keenan has worked with celebrated resautrants Caselulla and The Modern as well as Murray’s Cheese and Bien Cuit Bakery. Her work has been praised in various media outlets, including Food & Wine, The New York Times, and The Cooking Channel.