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Tuesday, 21 July 2020 11:01

Here to Help

By Rachael Lucas

Did you know migraine sufferers have been suffering a little extra lately? 

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 11:58

Happy Hour: An Oral Pendulum

By Rachael Lucas

Lately, indulging in happy hour has become a frequent occurrence.  As my happy hours tend to involve tastings, they have afforded me an opportunity to fine tune my palate and learn some stuff.   

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 11:15

Professional Perks

By Rachael Lucas

I love being a cheese buyer.  Even though I have plenty of general and pedestrian fromage in my case, I also bring in cheese that titillates people’s senses in ways that they didn’t think possible. 

Monday, 10 February 2020 14:24

To Be Like Miguel

By Rachael Lucas

Do you ever meet someone and decide you want to be just like him when you grow up?  I had one such encounter during my visit to Costa Rica this month. 

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 13:14

Delectation in The Underbelly

By Rachael Lucas

People frequently ask me what to pair with the cheese that they are purchasing. 

Monday, 22 April 2019 20:39

Tabula Rasa

By Rachael Lucas

In April, we stir into our vivacious spring selves.  Seasonal grumps grow out of their glum funks, and lulled lazy winterers transcend their sopor. 

Monday, 08 April 2019 12:13

Cheese Lady Goes to Romania

By Rachael Lucas

Romania kind of got the shaft.  It is situated, strategically speaking, in a military sweet spot. 

Monday, 25 February 2019 16:51

Don’t Be Sheepish

By Rachael Lucas

Sheep’s milk cheese is both my favorite and least favorite.  When it is good, it’s superb, and when it’s off, it is, in a word, offensive. 

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 13:47

Bean Juice and Curd

By Rachael Lucas

Cheese begs to be paired.  It is such a versatile food that it can stand up to and enhance flavors in just about anything you choose as its coupling. 

Monday, 21 January 2019 11:34

Get Behind the Rind

By Rachael Lucas

Husk.  Coat.  Bloom.  I called it skin before I knew the appropriate term for that bizarre superstratum that exists on cheese. 

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