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Pouring Oil on Rind

South-Facing Fromage

Southern Oregon is home to both the oldest continuously operating artisan creamery in the state as well as Oregon’s first off-the-grid creamery. This fertile valley is fairly isolated from major population centers, yet remains renowned for quality agricultural products, and the cheeses are no exception.

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Juniper Grove cheese draining

High Desert Decadence

One of the elements making the landscape of Oregon cheese so diverse is, well, the landscape. The rain-soaked Willamette Valley, the sunnier and temperate Rogue Valley,

Queseria Ochoa - Making Oaxaca

Lights, Camera, Aging!

In March, I embarked on one of my favorite kinds of adventures, a cheesy one.  I took a week's 'vacation' from my mama duties and headed off to

Northern Cheese Trail Map

Oregon Cheese Trail 2012

In just a few days, I embark on my biggest creative (ad)venture to date.  I am remarkably centered in this incredible  "everything-up-to-now-has-been-practice" kind of groove.  I


Cheese in the House – Gina’s Homemade Burrata

The first selections for my Phoenix metro based cheese biz The Roving Cheesemonger arrived last week. In case you wondered why the radio silence on Cheese

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About the Oregon Cheese Guild

Here's a little piece I worked up for the Oregon Cheese Guild.  It covers the founding, growth and camaraderie fostered through


Oregon Cheese Fest

Excited to head off to the Oregon Cheese Festival in Southern Oregon later today.  Festivities kick off tomorrow night with a cheese themed

Tumalo Cheese Cave

Top 10 Cheese Chick Videos of 2010

Ringing out 2010 with a recap of the top 10 Cheese Chick videos of the year.   What were your favorites?  What do

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Southern Cheese-a-palooza!

On my Thanksgiving trip to visit family in Nashville, TN, I was so excited have an opportunity to sit down with Kathleen Cotter,  owner of "

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Butternut Squash & Smokey Blue Casserole

Butternut Squash and Smokey Blue Casserole (serves 6) Sweet, smokey, savory with a light panko crunch, this might possibly be the finest squash casserole ever!  Just in time to grace

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