Cheese Knife Set

Featuring three different knives, this set from Frederick & Mae includes an implement to smear and slice hard, semi-hard and soft cheeses with ease of use and a touch of flair. The vibrant, confetti-like handles of each celebrate color—and cheese too.

Stelvio Raclette Party Grille

Bringing a bit of Alpine dining coziness to your home, Swissmar’s Stelvio Raclette Party Grille broils cheese on one level and grills meat and veggies on top. This two-tier model—which features granite above and stainless steel below—includes variable heat control. For anyone who hasn’t yet hosted a raclette dinner for their housemates, the grille also comes with a straightforward recipe book.

Behind the Scenes at California’s Organic Cowgirl Creamery

Dedication to local ingredients, experimentation, tradition and science provides the foundation for this beloved brand

Encased in a white bloomy rind, Cowgirl Creamery’s signature, triple-cream Mt Tam on a Rustic Bakery cracker with a dab of Jamnation‘s seville orange marmalade is more than the perfect mouthful, it’s also a taste of Northern California. Pairings with neighboring collaborators (be it bakeries, farmers, winemakers and beer-brewers) have always been integral to the mission of Cowgirl founders Sue Conley and Peggy Smith and …