Shisler’s Cheese House, still darn Gouda after 60 years (Massillon Independent)

GREAT article about us in The Massillon Independent by Jolene Limbacher ORRVILLE Say “cheese” and smile because Shisler’s Cheese House is celebrating its 60th anniversary Friday and Saturday with fun, food and festivities. It’s a joyous occasion for matriarch Rita Shisler and her family, who have shepherded the small but mighty specialty food shop, which has … Read more

How is Cheese Made?

We know that many of our customers are cheese lovers, but do you know the answer to the question ‘How is cheese made?’? Read on to find out more about various cheese making processes and learn the methods that are present in some of our favorite cheeses. Basics: How is cheese made? All cheese starts … Read more

Swiss Cheese: Everything You Need to Know

What is Swiss Cheese? A holey, semi-hard cheese with a creamy color. How does it taste? It has a nutty, slightly piquant flavor whilst simultaneously being somewhat creamy. How is Swiss Cheese made? The process of making Swiss cheese involves natural bacteria consuming the lactic acid in the cheese. This releases carbon dioxide gas, which … Read more

Manchego Cheese: Everything you Need to Know

What is Manchego Cheese? Manchego is a sheep’s milk cheese from Spain. The shape of Manchego cheese is very characteristic and defined.  It has an intense taste and crumbly texture which makes it perfect for eating alone. It has a rich golden color and small holes. It is traditionally made with grass molds so it has a … Read more

Limburger Cheese: Everything You Need to Know

We’re continuing our mission to show you all the cheese that we can by telling you all about Limburger Cheese. What is Limburger Cheese? Limburger is rated as one of the stinkiest cheeses in the world! It is a spreadable cheese with an almost bitter flavor. A rind washed cheese, it has a distinct brown-colored rind … Read more

Pepper Jack Cheese: Everything You Need to Know

What is Pepper Jack Cheese? Pepper Jack Cheese is a cow’s milk cheese which blends the creamy, buttery flavor of Monterey Jack cheese with the intensity of spicy peppers. Jalapeños, serrano peppers and habañero peppers are all used to create the heat. As the cheese ages, the peppery flavor intensifies. Some older pepper jacks can taste quite … Read more