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9.21.2016

Wyke Farms’ Smoked Farmhouse Cheddar

Wyke Farms’ award-winning Extra Mature Cheddar is matured for around 12 months and then oak-smoked in a traditional smokehouse for 16 hours to attain a full, rounded flavor. The oak wood chips are soaked with Thatchers Heritage Cider to produce a deep rich cheddar with an applewood-smoked flavor and hints of sweet cider. “Our smoked […]

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9.21.2016

Bristol Farms Red Wax Gouda

Gouda; pronounced “How-da” by the Dutch locals, is an orange cheese made from cow’s milk. The cheese is named after the city of Gouda in the Netherlands. It is one of the most popular cheeses in the world, accounting for 50 to 60 percent of the world’s cheese consumption. Gouda is dried for a few days before being coated with […]

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9.9.2016

A New Fall Favorite – Good Thunder Cheese

Good Thunder, once described as “Bent River’s stinky little brother”, is brought to us by Alemar Cheese Company out of Mankato, Minnesota. There’s no great mystery to the name – it was chosen after a small town about 10 miles outside Mankato. Founder, Keith Adams, just liked the name. Good Thunder is a washed-rind cheese […]

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9.6.2016

Cheese of the Month – Omorro Azores

We’re excited to introduce you to our latest delicious cheese find from the Faial Island in Portugal. Omorro Azores, also known as Omorro Amanteigado, is torta-style cheese (served as a centerpiece for sharing) made from cow’s milk, which differentiates it from the sheep and goat’s milk varieties found on the mainland. Like many Portuguese cheeses, it […]

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8.23.2016

Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese

Calling all Hatch Chile-Heads! It’s time to add another check mark to your Hatch cheese discovery list. We first introduced you to our Hatch Pepper Cheddar, and now we’re proud to offer its spicy, sweet sister from the Netherlands, Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese. Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese is a spicy yet deliciously creamy Gouda cheese […]

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8.4.2016

Cheese of the Month – Hatch Cheddar Cheese!

Hatch Chile season is here! Each year, we celebrate this delicious pepper through live roasts, delicious recipes, and pure excitement from our team members and customers alike. To add to the celebration, our Cheese Shoppes are proud to offer our own Bristol Farms Hatch Cheddar Cheese. Our Hatch cheddar is an aged creamy white cheddar […]

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7.8.2016

Cheese of the Month – Beecher’s 4-Year Aged Flagship Cheese

The first wheel of Flagship, Beecher’s signature cheese and our cheese of the month for July, was handcrafted just as Beecher’s Handmade Cheese opened its doors in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market in November of 2003. Now, Flagship proves it’s age-worthy in this four-year version. Richer and nuttier than its younger counterpart, with a tangy […]

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6.29.2016

5 Spoke Creamery Cheese

Great cheese starts with great milk. At 5 Spoke Creamery, all of their cheeses are handmade in the farmstead tradition (produced on site with a closed herd) from the raw milk of grass-fed cows. The milk comes from Holstein cows that are free of pesticides and hormones. They milk the cows at 4:00 am and […]

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6.28.2016

New! Fresh & Tasty Cheese Spreads

Summertime is here and now’s the time for lots of fun picnics, barbecues, and pool parties with friends. When it comes to the typical mainstays for munchies, we tend to lean toward the go-to chip and dip, fruit, and veggie platters. Change up the same old boring routine and try our new fresh and tasty […]

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6.7.2016

Limited Edition Duo Cheese

Do you find it difficult to choose between cow and goat cheese? DUO Cheese from Holland is the perfect solution for you! We are very excited to introduce this special, limited edition cheese in our cheese shoppes and it is going to go fast! Duo is a surprisingly tasteful cheese that blissfully melts on your […]

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