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Step Inside Brooklyn’s Secret Cheese Tunnels

Step Inside Brooklyn’s Secret Cheese Tunnels

A delicious trove of aging cheese sits 30 feet below the bustling streets of Brooklyn. It’s way more cheesy than just a couple wheels of parmesan, too. There’s nearly 22,000 pounds of cheese sitting down there. The cheese belongs to Crown Finish Caves. The company doesn’t make their own cheese, but it does age young cheeses […]

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The Three Fondue Recipes You Need To Make Right Now

The Three Fondue Recipes You Need To Make Right Now

If one food and wine pairing is the mother of them all, it’s wine and cheese. It’s the ultimate combination of comfort and class (just like our own mothers!), satisfying yet exuberant. During these cold winter months, fondue provides an exciting, festive (and warm) alternative to the usual cheese platter. Not only does fondue pair […]

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All Cheese Should Be Washed With Beer

All Cheese Should Be Washed With Beer

Picking up a beer-brined cheese, examining, sniffing and then, finally, consuming it, is analogous to getting into a relationship with a firefighter or a stripper. Reality trumps visual and olfactory signifiers. Peer at any hunk of dairy aged in beer or cider, and one will generally find a round hunk of rather intimidatingly “serious”-looking cheese […]

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Moscato And Blue Cheese – The Perfect Pairing

Moscato And Blue Cheese – The Perfect Pairing

Moscato is one of those poor wines whose reputation has been undeservedly tarnished by many, many bad copy-cats. There’s Nicki Minaj’s Myx Fusions, a “fruit-infused moscato beverage,” whatever that means, and many cheap bulk wines made in California offer some kind of “moscato”; but neither of these versions come close to the deliciousness of authentic […]

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