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The U.S. Has A Big Ol’ Cheese Surplus, So Get Your Lactaid And Get After It

Listen: If macaroni and cheese is on the menu, that is what I’m getting. And, as a huge fan of cheese, I am delighted to tell you that the U.S. currently has a cheese surplus. According to Bloomberg, the U.S. is “is sitting on a mountain of cheese.” I personally couldn’t be happier about this and I’m… More »


10 Cheeses (With Pairings!) For Your National Cheese Lover’s Day Shopping List

BTW, Whole Foods have all of their organic cheeses at a 20 percent discount today. Get your cheesy butt over there! More »


New Study Says Cheese Can Help Kill Cancer Cells

It’s no secret that food preservatives have a pretty negative reputation these days. I mean, consider this: several restaurants (Chipotle, Taco Bell and Panera Bread) and big-brand food companies (General Mills, Campbell’s and Kraft) recently removed preservatives and other artificial ingredients from their food in order to appear healthier to people. Certainly, it’s a good… More »


The Soapbox: Your “Cheese Addiction” Is Nothing Like Heroin Or Crack Addiction

Can we please not do this? More »


PornHub Censors Ad After Cheesemakers Threaten Legal Action

The Parmigiano-Reggiano people do not want their cheese associated with porn. More »


Florida Cheeseburglar Steals Tons Of Mozzarella In A Truck

Today in Crimes That Are Totally Worth It: Someone stole a truck trailer containing multiple tons of mozzarella cheese from a parking lot in Florida. The cheese was meant for the Hungry Howie’s Pizza distribution center in Lakeland, Florida. So is the thief like the pizza equivalent of the Hamburglar? Can we call him the… More »


Frisky Eats: 14 Earth-Shatteringly Delicious Brie Recipes

If there’s one thing the Frisky staff can never stop gushing over, it’s brie. Is there ever a time you’re not craving brie? Here are 14 recipes for those days when shoving a full wedge, rind and all, in your mouth at 2 a.m. simply won’t do (though of course, that’s always an acceptable option). … More »


NOPE To This Grilled Cheese Cronut

I like donuts, I like croissants, and I like yellow cheeses. I do not like them all in the same place.
The cooking blog Oh, Bite It! took Dominique Ansel’s recipe for cronuts and decided that the right thing to do would be to put Kraft American cheese slices in the cronuts instead of… More »


Frisky Eats: 10 Reasons You Gotta Ricotta It

I just had the most amazing sandwich.  One of my favorite local lunch spots, Spreads, is featuring a Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Sandwich with roasted tomatoes and olive tapenade.  This veggie sandwich is light and lusciously satisfying on a hot summer day.  Ricotta, fresh or cooked, is a delightful compliment to sweet and savory dishes. No wonder so many… More »


Travel Porn: 6 Cheese Shops To Add To Your Bucket List

My favorite thing about traveling is eating, and my favorite thing to eat is cheese. If I won the lottery tomorrow, my next big trip would be a cheese-themed world tour, stopping off in every country to sample their best fromage, sip expertly paired wines, and go to bed every night bloated and blissfully happy. More »


You Will Never Guess The Baby Name That Increased In Popularity 450 Percent This Year

Here are a few hints:

It’s one syllable.

It’s a dairy product.

It should not be anyone’s name.

Give up? … More »


Be My Boyfriend: Man Spotted Eating An Entire Wheel Of Brie Cheese On The Subway

Dear Cheese Man,

Hello there. I’d like to start off by saying that we ride the same subway line. Why have I never seen you before? I see the man who panhandles with a live snake, the performance art clown and the lady who plays the “Chicken Dance” on her recorder ALL THE… More »


Dream Or Nightmare: A Blue Cheese Lollipop

Three words: Blue. Cheese. Lollipop. OK, let’s all just make a communal “Eeeeeeeewwww!” sound now to get it over with, but after we’re done with that I feel compelled to report that Lollyphile, the company who makes these cheesy candies, claims that they’re actually really good, which apparently came as a surprise to them:
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America Prevails In Traditional Cheese Rolling Competition

America! Fuck yeah! We are good at so many things, chief among them barbecuing, reality TV and Kim Kardashian. And now, fellow U.S.A.-ers, we have dominated cheese rolling. No longer technically street legal in the UK, the annual cheese rolling competition in Brockworth, England (near Gloucester), involves the rolling of an eight-pound wheel of Double… More »


The Debate I Never Knew I’d Have: Oral Sex Vs. Cheese

Columbia University’s blog, Bwog, makes it a tradition to ask graduating seniors if they’d rather give up cheese or oral sex. I don’t know why this is a question of interest, but it is. I chuckled as I read the headline, thinking to myself, Who in the world would choose cheese over oral sex? 
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Be My Boyfriend: Man Who Stole 42,000 Pounds Of Cheese

Dear Veniamin Balika,

Let me preface this love letter by saying that I understand that stealing is wrong and don’t condone it. But I can’t help but be impressed by a man who can pull off a cheese heist of unprecedented proportions. I find cheese thievery sexy for obvious reasons.

Veniamin… More »


The Secret To A Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

It’s getting to be that time in February where I’m like, “Really, Winter? You’re still here?!” Pretty much the only thing getting me through these dreary gray days are the soups and amazing grilled cheese sandwiches my cheesemonger/boyfriend has been making for dinner. The other night he used this Kerrygold aged Irish cheddar on white bread… More »


Man Forces Underage Girl To Shower With Him, Throws Cheese At Her

Raymond Duesler of Gloversville, New York is facing sexual abuse charges for getting into a shower with a 16-year-old girl and throwing cheese at her. Of course, I know what your first question is — what kind of cheese? That detail has not been made available to the public. For some reason, I’m envisioning it… More »


The From’ Girls 2013 Calendar Is Cheese Porn At It’s Finest

I thought the Ladies of Manure Calendar was going to be the stinkiest calendar of the year, but I stand corrected. France’s From’ Girls (short for fromage) features a year’s worth of scantily clad ladies posing provocatively with stinky cheeses. YUM! [France 24] … More »


Is Moldy Cheese The Key To The French Health Paradox?

White bread, rich cheeses, and red wine are beloved staples of the Gallic diet. They smoke, they drink, they consume loads of saturated fats… yet they don’t have an obesity problem, they don’t lose their looks with age, and they have the lowest rate of cardiovascular mortality worldwide. What gives, France? We’re not the only… More »


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