Soft Spot: Aromatic and Funky Cheeses

Classic Old World cheeses and New World stars deliver deliciousness in these two matchups starring Italy's Taleggio, Virginia's Meadow Creek Grayson, France's Époisses and Murray’s Cavemaster Reserve Greensward from Vermont and New York

Soft Spot: Aromatic and Funky Cheeses
Italian Taleggio (left) and Virginia's Meadow Creek Grayson (Lucy Schaeffer)
From the Dec 15, 2020, issue

Classic Old World cheeses and New World stars deliver deliciousness in these two matchups starring Italy's Taleggio, Virginia's Meadow Creek Grayson, France's Époisses and Murray’s Cavemaster Reserve Greensward from Vermont and New York

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