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A wealth of information on all dairy products. We cover common cheeses like cheddar to more exotic flavors from around the world.

Keeping Cheese Fresh – Tips for Keeping your Cheese at it’s Best

Have you ever had cheese go moldy after a short time in the fridge? You can avoid this unpleasant experience by following a few simple tips to keep cheese fresh. Shelf Life First of all, you should know the shelf life...

Cheddar Cheese – Mildly Mellow to Sharply Robust and Pungeant

It is hard to conjure a mental picture of cheese without including the familiar orange of cheddar. This kitchen staple holds value as a tasty snack food as well as a versatile ingredient in recipes from all over the...

Replacements For Condensed Milk

Condensed Milk, and Evapoorated Milk are often confused with each other. Condensed, and Evaporated are similar terms, but the resemblance ends there. Unsweeted Condensed Milk is Evaporated Milk, and is always labeled as Evaporated Milk. Sweetened Condensed Milk is...

Blue Cheese

Blue cheese is one of those misunderstood cheeses. It really doesn’t get its fair shake it the world. Its crumbly sour, salty taste makes blue cheese either an acquired taste, or a taste for only tolerant palates. There is...

Gouda Cheese – Nutritional Facts and General Information

Gouda is a yellowish Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda, but the term Gouda is now a generic name, and not restricted to cheese of Dutch origin. Without any spices added, this cheese has a mild, creamy...

Swiss Cheese – Strong and Sharply Flavored

Hailing from Switzerland and traditionally named for its region of origin, the term “Swiss cheese” is no longer limited to that part of the world. Many varieties of the pale yellow, nutty-flavored cheese are now produced all around the...

Espresso Makers – Buying a Pump or Steam Maker

Any die-hard espresso fanatic knows how expensive the habit can be, especially when an espresso drink made at a popular chain will set you back nearly four dollars each day – that’s $120.00 per month! While ordering an espresso drink on the go affords a level of convenience, there...

Avocado – High Content of Heart-healthy Monounsaturated Fat

The avocado enjoys a racy past belied by its seemingly innocent and rather chubby appearance. Considered a fertility food as well as an aphrodisiac in its earlier days, the avocado was considered too improper to be enjoyed by image-concerned consumers until producers launched a massive campaign to change public...

Feeding a Family of Vegetarians

Many assume that the vegetarian diet is limited to pasta and salads. To the contrary, vegetarian diets are rich and varied, utilizing a wide range of grains, legumes, fruits and vegetables. In addition, there are many meat-substitute products available in grocery stores that allow vegetarians to eat many of...