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Cutting the Curd

Heritage Radio Network

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Cutting the Curd

Cutting the Curd

Heritage Radio Network

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11
Plays
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Featuring interviews with notable cheesemakers, cheesemongers, and cheese-lovers, Cutting the Curd is an informative, occasionally irreverent, but always cheesy look at the curdy, the nerdy, and the downright funky world of artisan cheese.

Latest Episodes

Opening a Creamery During a Pandemic, Blakesville Dairy Farm

On todays episode we talk with Veronica Pedraza, head cheesemaker and general manager of Blakesville Dairy to discuss the everyday obstacles she has encountered due to the pandemic. We also discuss her motivations moving forward and what's next for the new creamery in uncertain times. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support Cutting the Curd by becoming a member! Cutting the Curd is Powered by Simplecast.

38 min1 d ago
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Opening a Creamery During a Pandemic, Blakesville Dairy Farm

Introducing a New Member to the CTC Squad, Carlos Yescas

Introducing a New Member to the CTC Squad, Carlos Yescas. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support Cutting the Curd bybecoming a member! Cutting the Curd is Powered by Simplecast.

30 min1 w ago
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Introducing a New Member to the CTC Squad, Carlos Yescas

Onesto Crackers, being a vegan, and supporting cheese literally and figuratively

Host Cara Warren chats with Jane E. Ciccone about her company Onesto Foods, from their eco-friendly commitment to the unique market of crackers. Plus best pairings for different cheeses.

32 minAUG 14
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Onesto Crackers, being a vegan, and supporting cheese literally and figuratively

Matt Benham, the NEW 2020 Daphne Zepos Teaching Award Winner

Host Cara Warren interviews Matt Benham about what his expectations are for his upcoming research and what it means to him to be honored with this prestigious award.

34 minAUG 11
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Matt Benham, the NEW 2020 Daphne Zepos Teaching Award Winner

The Eye of the Storm: Another COVID Check-In with Specialty Cheese Retail

We continue our pandemic-focused series of interviews with industry professionals about selling cheese in the time of COVID. Here we're joined by Laura Logos Downey of Fairfield Cheese Shop to hear about retail landscape now that we're through the first wave of infections in the Northeast. And we look forward to what the Fall may bring, and what actions Laura is taking to prepare.

54 minJUL 30
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The Eye of the Storm: Another COVID Check-In with Specialty Cheese Retail

Victory Cheese

My two guests are Stephanie Skinner and Molly Browne, both of whom were instrumental in starting Victory Cheese, which has attempted to help American cheesemakers during the pandemic. We discuss the origins of the movement and how Victory Cheese Boxes have helped cheesemakers through out the country sell their cheese.

35 minJUL 23
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Victory Cheese

Caitlin O'Neill and What's new on the West Coast, a POV and a discussion of whats ahead for cheese retail

Host Cara Warren interviews Caitlin O'Neill of Cowgirl Creamery to hear her POV and what's ahead for the cheese retail world. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is asking for your help. Every dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas. Keep Cutting the Curd on the air: become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate.

52 minJUL 7
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Caitlin O'Neill and What's new on the West Coast, a POV and a discussion of whats ahead for cheese retail

Tyromancy: Or, An Attempt To See the Future Of Cheese, and In Cheese

Continuing our deep dive into COVID-19 and its impact on the cheese and specialty food industries, we pick up the conversation with Tyler Hawes. Tyler brings two decades of industry experience and scholarship to bear, as we ask him to help us make predictions about what the retail, distribution, and production landscape will look like over the next few months and years.

47 minJUN 24
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Tyromancy: Or, An Attempt To See the Future Of Cheese, and In Cheese

Interview with Ari Weinsweig

Ari Weinzweig is one of the two co-founders of Zingerman's. He has also written business books about his unusual business beliefs, including transparency and good pay. He and Diane discuss both the Covid-19 crisis and also the effects of Black Live Matter on his business and views. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is asking for your help. Every dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas. Keep Cutting the Curd on the air, become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate.

51 minJUN 17
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Interview with Ari Weinsweig

Sake and Cheese Pairing with Jesse Pugach

Jesse Pugach is the founder of Fifth Taste, a San Francisco-based distributor of artisanal sake. In this episode, host Cara Warren, unwraps the details of pairing Sake and Cheese, and learns the basics of Sake. HRN will be donating 10% of our membership drive proceeds from now until June 15 to the Philando Castile Relief Foundation. Visit heritageradionetwork.org/donate to make your gift.

63 minJUN 9
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Sake and Cheese Pairing with Jesse Pugach

Latest Episodes

Opening a Creamery During a Pandemic, Blakesville Dairy Farm

On todays episode we talk with Veronica Pedraza, head cheesemaker and general manager of Blakesville Dairy to discuss the everyday obstacles she has encountered due to the pandemic. We also discuss her motivations moving forward and what's next for the new creamery in uncertain times. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support Cutting the Curd by becoming a member! Cutting the Curd is Powered by Simplecast.

38 min1 d ago
Comments
Opening a Creamery During a Pandemic, Blakesville Dairy Farm

Introducing a New Member to the CTC Squad, Carlos Yescas

Introducing a New Member to the CTC Squad, Carlos Yescas. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support Cutting the Curd bybecoming a member! Cutting the Curd is Powered by Simplecast.

30 min1 w ago
Comments
Introducing a New Member to the CTC Squad, Carlos Yescas

Onesto Crackers, being a vegan, and supporting cheese literally and figuratively

Host Cara Warren chats with Jane E. Ciccone about her company Onesto Foods, from their eco-friendly commitment to the unique market of crackers. Plus best pairings for different cheeses.

32 minAUG 14
Comments
Onesto Crackers, being a vegan, and supporting cheese literally and figuratively

Matt Benham, the NEW 2020 Daphne Zepos Teaching Award Winner

Host Cara Warren interviews Matt Benham about what his expectations are for his upcoming research and what it means to him to be honored with this prestigious award.

34 minAUG 11
Comments
Matt Benham, the NEW 2020 Daphne Zepos Teaching Award Winner

The Eye of the Storm: Another COVID Check-In with Specialty Cheese Retail

We continue our pandemic-focused series of interviews with industry professionals about selling cheese in the time of COVID. Here we're joined by Laura Logos Downey of Fairfield Cheese Shop to hear about retail landscape now that we're through the first wave of infections in the Northeast. And we look forward to what the Fall may bring, and what actions Laura is taking to prepare.

54 minJUL 30
Comments
The Eye of the Storm: Another COVID Check-In with Specialty Cheese Retail

Victory Cheese

My two guests are Stephanie Skinner and Molly Browne, both of whom were instrumental in starting Victory Cheese, which has attempted to help American cheesemakers during the pandemic. We discuss the origins of the movement and how Victory Cheese Boxes have helped cheesemakers through out the country sell their cheese.

35 minJUL 23
Comments
Victory Cheese

Caitlin O'Neill and What's new on the West Coast, a POV and a discussion of whats ahead for cheese retail

Host Cara Warren interviews Caitlin O'Neill of Cowgirl Creamery to hear her POV and what's ahead for the cheese retail world. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is asking for your help. Every dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas. Keep Cutting the Curd on the air: become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate.

52 minJUL 7
Comments
Caitlin O'Neill and What's new on the West Coast, a POV and a discussion of whats ahead for cheese retail

Tyromancy: Or, An Attempt To See the Future Of Cheese, and In Cheese

Continuing our deep dive into COVID-19 and its impact on the cheese and specialty food industries, we pick up the conversation with Tyler Hawes. Tyler brings two decades of industry experience and scholarship to bear, as we ask him to help us make predictions about what the retail, distribution, and production landscape will look like over the next few months and years.

47 minJUN 24
Comments
Tyromancy: Or, An Attempt To See the Future Of Cheese, and In Cheese

Interview with Ari Weinsweig

Ari Weinzweig is one of the two co-founders of Zingerman's. He has also written business books about his unusual business beliefs, including transparency and good pay. He and Diane discuss both the Covid-19 crisis and also the effects of Black Live Matter on his business and views. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is asking for your help. Every dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas. Keep Cutting the Curd on the air, become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate.

51 minJUN 17
Comments
Interview with Ari Weinsweig

Sake and Cheese Pairing with Jesse Pugach

Jesse Pugach is the founder of Fifth Taste, a San Francisco-based distributor of artisanal sake. In this episode, host Cara Warren, unwraps the details of pairing Sake and Cheese, and learns the basics of Sake. HRN will be donating 10% of our membership drive proceeds from now until June 15 to the Philando Castile Relief Foundation. Visit heritageradionetwork.org/donate to make your gift.

63 minJUN 9
Comments
Sake and Cheese Pairing with Jesse Pugach
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