Archive for May, 2009

525606677_7o3dQ-MBecca and I collaborated on a story about Minnesota’s Faribault Dairy Company over on the Heavy Table. Faribault does some terrific cave-aged blue cheeses — we’re talking real, deep, scary caves, here — and they work with a number of Wisconsin master cheesemakers on special projects, including the Jeff Wideman/Faribault project of cave-aged cheddar called Fini. Jeff Jirik, the company’s lead cheesemaker and owner, even has Wisconsin cheesemaking experience — we felt right at home in the caves.


And on an unrelated note, a fantastic Web comic about the emotional perils of high-end cheese.


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