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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.
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.
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.
By Rachael Lucas Husk. Coat. Bloom. I called it skin before I knew the appropriate term for that bizarre superstratum that exists on cheese.
By Rachael Lucas Hooray, it’s cold outside! Let's embrace the chill because during the winter months, cheese that gets devoured with fervor is that of the Alpine variety.
TASTE News Service, December 12, 2018 – The Boisset Collection has announced its purchase of Oakville Grocery, scheduled to close in early 2019.
By Rachael Lucas I don’t trust people who say they don’t like cheese. I mean, who doesn’t eat cheese?
By Dan Clarke We saw some tempting walnut recipes recently.
Editor’s note: Though we’re food-oriented, Taste California Travel doesn’t run many recipes.
Walnut growers in Northern California have just finished harvest.
By Sophie Boban-Doering. As the creator and owner of Fromagerie Sophie, I know how daunting creating cheese platters and pairings can be for our guests when they are at home.
TASTE News Service, August 7, 2018 – Back to school means back to lunch preparation for parents around the country.
TASTE News Service, July 5, 2018 – A good idea is a good idea, wherever you it comes from.
TASTE News Service, May 15, 2018 – Many California cheese companies are getting it right and for the third straight year, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company has won Best of Show Cow's Milk Cheese.
TASTE News Service, April 11, 2018 – Building on the momentum from the official opening at its Food & Wine Weekend with the CIA, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia is offering hands-on cooking experiences for home cooks and professionals in its new 9,000 square-foot kitchen.
By Dan Clarke It’s the opinion of Taste California Travel and its sister publication, Taste Washington Travel, that lamb is appropriate fare any time of the year.
Editor’s note: Taste Publications receives many press releases relating to alleged holidays or commemorative days for all sorts of ideas and products.
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