• Which drink will freeze first? (Photos)

    Which drink do you think would freeze first in 10 degree temperatures — milk, apple juice, tepid water, or hot coffee? We’re doing a WTOP Freeze Test.

  • Which drink freezes faster in frigid temps?

    We’re testing to see which drink will freeze fastest in 10 degree temperatures — apple juice, tepid water, hot coffee, or cold milk.

  • Virginia lawmakers weigh right to buy unpasteurized milk

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers are considering whether the state’s constitution should enshrine the right of consumers to buy unpasteurized milk or uninspected meat directly from farmers. Activists argued to a House committee Monday…

  • Milk may be best recovery beverage choice

    WASHINGTON — Got milk?  It could  be the best way to rehydrate after strenuous exercise. In a new small study, researchers in Australia subjected 15 men to four grueling cycling workouts.  Each time, they were given a…

  • Va. Health Department issues milk advisory

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Health Department is advising consumers not to drink Marva Maid Dairy milk in half-pint containers with sell-by dates from May 30 through June 2. The department issued the advisory…

  • Consuming meat, cheese as bad as smoking?

    Eating a cheeseburger may be as dangerous as lighting up a cigarette, according to a new study.

  • 60 years of slinging cheese at Montgomery County fair

    The \”big cheese\” at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is going for a record. The goal? Sell more grilled cheese sandwiches than ever before.

  • Your cheesemonger: Getaways for cheese lovers

    Winter is, by far, the busiest season for cheesemongers. Holidays and family gatherings call for great food and cheese is always invited. The quieter summer months, on the other hand, allow cheese professionals to visit farms and creameries, attend cheese conferences and food shows, and compete in cheese competitions.

  • Cheeses for summer’s backyard get-togethers

    When choosing cheeses to bring to an outdoor party, consider two factors:
    seasonality and setting.

  • Your cheesemonger: tasting and enjoying cheese

    Cheese has been around for thousands
    of years not only because it provides us with so much nutrition but because it
    tastes so good.

  • Dairy groups want secret sweetened milk

    The dairy industry wants to start using
    artificial sweeteners in flavored milks, like
    chocolate or strawberry milk, without labeling it
    \”reduced-\” or \”low-calorie.\”

  • Cheese, meat, beer could cause headaches for some

    If you are prone to headaches and migraines, the
    answer to the agonizing pain may be in your
    grocery cart.

  • 1.5M miles later: 85-year-old still delivering milk

    At 85, Eugene \’Smitty\’ Smith still drives an 18-
    wheel tractor-trailer truck, picking up milk
    area farms and delivering to creameries for
    Co. in Frederick.

  • Loosening restrictions on foods with geographical names

    Common foods with geographically significant names such as Parmesan cheese, Chorizo sausage and Salami may be in danger of losing their namesake, but a new organization wants to make sure that doesn\’t happen.