Gourmands used to scoff at the idea of fine, distinctive cheese coming from America, the birthplace of processed cheese spread. But that attitude is changing, as complex home-grown cheeses earn more respect at the table.
Greater availability and variety of product, along with growing awareness, are feeding demand for gourmet cheeses made in the States. Renewed interest in cheese is also helping the American movement.
"It's about time," said Steve Jenkins, the resident cheese e