All About Cheddar: The Ultimate Guide to Cheddar Types

What’s the deal with cheddar? While you might think this category is relegated to your basic plastic-wrapped, grocery-store variety, the truth is the world of cheddar is a wide and incredibly varied one, with a whole spectrum of flavor profiles and textures. The word “sharp” is often used to describe this famous style of cheese, and while it’s not a technical term we use at Murray’s, you can bet that ones described as as such are those with higher acidity, ones that can be literally mouth-watering and sometimes prickly. We’re breaking down some of our most noteworthy cheddars by another standard: crumbly vs. creamy, and sweet vs. savory. Take a look at which of your favorites fall into each category:

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By Women, For Everyone: How Seemore Meats & Veggies is Changing the Sausage Game

Seemore Meats & Veggies, a women-owned operation, has a creative lineup of flavorful vegetable-infused sausages dedicated to original, premium ingredients and sustainable practices. We sat down with founder and fourth-generation butcher Cara Nicoletti to get the inside scoop on how the brand was born and why sustainability and women’s involvement are key to the success of the business.

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Murray’s Cheesy Guide to Valentine’s Day

V-Day is here! Love it or hate it, this traditionally romantic holiday is the perfect time to indulge, whether you’re single, have a partner, or plan on hanging with friends. We’re breaking down the perfect cheeses, collections, and sweet treats for every Valentine’s occasion–from romantic dates to dinner at home to a Galentine’s celebration, with something that’s sure to please every palate.

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Normandy Hill: A Conversation With the Cavemaster

Meet the newest member of the Cavemaster Labs family: Normandy Hill! A blend of old world traditions and modern cheesemaking, Normandy Hill begins as a green (unaged) cow’s milk button from the Cellars at Jasper Hill, and embarks on a journey through our Caves where it’s washed with a solution of water and Calvados brandy for a few weeks, which gives the rind a soft orange coloring and infuses the cheese with mild, subtle savor and just a hint of smoke. We sat down with Cavemaster Josh Windsor to get his thoughts on this latest creation.

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The 2020 Academy Awards Ultimate Cheese Pairing Guide

It’s finally here–that confusing in-between period after the holidays and before spring, which can only be called one thing: Awards Season. We’ve made it through the traditional runners up: The SAG Awards, the Golden Globes, the Grammys, and now it’s time for the big one–The Oscars. The nominees for Best Picture this year have been nothing short of controversial, so we’ve picked four of our favorite (and Twitter’s most debated) films and chosen cheeses to pair perfectly with each original movie.

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