Discover Oklahoma (Video)

This legendary market started as a neighborhood grocery store specializing in making Italian sausage and Italian cheese. Now they sell over 100 different items in stores covering 10 states! But the local market in Krebs is still a popular destination for many.

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Big Italy in Small-Town Oklahoma

When one thinks of Krebs, Oklahoma, the words “Italian food” and “Choc beer” most likely come to mind. What doesn’t come to mind, typically, are the words “cheese capital of Oklahoma.” But after visiting Lovera’s, that is exactly what we think of the tiny enclave on the outskirts of McAlester.

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Culture Magazine Cheese Of The Day: Smoked Hand-Braided Caciocavera

A dense mouthfeel and hickory-smoked flavor make Lovera’s Hand-Braided Caciocavera one supremely snackable cheese. This pretty, handcrafted plait is made with cow’s milk from a single Amish farm in Oklahoma, that’s then slowly smoked over hickory logs. The result: A chewy cheese with a buttery interior, nutty notes, and the faintest hint of beef jerky.

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Lovera's brings home three national cheese awards

Lovera’s Handcrafted Food Market cheesemakers Shawn Duffy and Matteo Lovera recently attended the three-day American Cheese Society conference and competition — referred to as the “Grammy Awards of Cheese” — on July 27-29 in Denver, Colorado, bringing home three national awards.

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Introducing Blue Thunder!

We are proud to announce the release of our newest cheese, Blue Thunder! A rustic Gorgonzola made from Raw Jersey cow milk and aged to perfection. The flavor is buttery with a creamy texture and a mild earthy finish. We added Annato seed to this cheese to give it a unique look. Look for it at Reasors in Tulsa or you can get it at our retail store in Krebs. Keep it cheesy! 

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This is Texoma: A taste of Little Italy

KREBS, OK -- Our search of the best in Texoma led us to Krebs, Oklahoma -- just outside of McAlester -- and Lovera’s Italian Market.

Visitors step into a preserved past. With the deli sandwiches made from scratch, the metal shelves stocked to perfection, and balls of artisan cheeses hanging on ropes, just right for the picking.

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