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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. 
By Rachael Lucas When I was young, my mother had me tested for epilepsy because she was convinced that I was having olfactory hallucinations. 
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TASTE News Service, January 7, 2020 – The Brits like to say that tea is the solution to everything. They may have a point.
Editor's note: It's a wonderful season to be baking.
By Rachael Lucas I am in the business of ensuring that everyone else has a good holiday. 
By Rachael Lucas For some of us, winter truly is the most wonderful time of the year. 
TASTE News Service, December 4, 2019 – Taste California Travel’s editor has long been a fan of deviled eggs and has dressed them up with many embellishments. 
By Rachael Lucas It’s officially here—the dreaded cold season. Every Autumn, I can expect to spend a few weeks in snotty misery, and this Fall was no exception.
By Rachael Lucas It is no secret that Gouda (correctly pronounced howduh—use your glottis) is a widely popular category of cheese. 
By Rachael Lucas Fermented foods are meant for each other. 
By Rachael Lucas This is a mound of Gruyere that I just cut for my cheese case at the Ballinger Thriftway in Shoreline, WA.   
By Rachael Lucas If you ask those who love me and have known me for a long time, they will tell you that I have excelled at underachievement. 
By Rachael Lucas Stank bomb.  Beef loaf.  Pew puck.  Dookie disc.  Whatever you want to call it, washed rind (or smear-ripened) fromage epitomizes the distinction of stinky cheese. 
TASTE News Service, July 17, 2019 - The Farmers Market Coalition (FMC), a national organization committed to strengthening farmers markets, is celebrating the 20th annual National Farmers Market Week on August 4th - 10th.
TASTE News Service, July 9, 2019 – Chuck Williams had a passion for quality, useful cookware and cooking tools, and it was this passion that led to the opening of the first Williams-Sonoma store in Sonoma, CA in 1956.
By Rachael Lucas Some cheeses are wallflowers. The ones with a great deal of volatility, with a stratum of aromatic implications, can be resistant to intermingling with a boozy counterpart. 
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.
By Rachael Lucas Romania kind of got the shaft. It is situated, strategically speaking, in a military sweet spot.
By Dan Clarke I love deviled eggs. A staple of summertime picnics, they’re a great appetizer at other times of the year, too.
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