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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.

Feta Cheese – A Classic Greek Curd

Feta is a classic Greek curd first recorded in Byzantine times but is still made by shepherds in the Greek mountains with unpasteurized milk. It was originally made with goat or sheep's milk, but today much of what is...

Cheese Fondue – A Tasty Combination of Cheese and Wine

Fondue, a warm cheese dish that dates back to the 18th century, originated in Switzerland, more specifically in the Canton of Neuchatel, at a time when both cheese and wine were important industries in that part of 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...

Stop Making Us Wait at Grocery Checkout Line

Grocery stores sure have changed over the past decade. Today, not only are they bigger and ‘better’ carrying a plethora of items to suit anyone palettes but they are also designed to save the consumer time. The grocery store, once a place to buy fresh fruits and veggies, meats...

Great Red Wines for Under $25

In spite of our best efforts, the holidays hurt. We budget, we plan, and we fail. Our loved ones demand that extra twenty-five dollars. Twenty five dollars that, when added to an additional twenty five dollars, again and again, becomes a four figured monster that mom's loving tussle of...

How to Grill a T Bone Steak

Think of that last T bone steak you ate. Chances are good that it was mouth-watering, juicy, had great flavor and kept you full for hours. In fact, there’s no meal more filling than a nice big T bone steak with a baked potato, another vegetable, and a salad! There’s...

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