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What are Cheese Curds?

Cheese curds are separated from natural whey and pressed into molds to make cheese. Different types of cheeses are produced by treating curds in different ways. These curds can also be eaten straight. In the American Midwest, cheese curds are very popular, especially curds obtained during the process of making cheddar cheese.

Wine Pairings with Cheese: The 29 Most Popular Cheeses

Wine Pairings with Cheese can be particularly challenging. So here is an alphabetical listing of 29 of the most popular cheeses in the United States and suggestions for wines that pair well with them. This list should easily print to two pages so it can be used as a handy guide. Hopefully it will help you impress you friends at your next gathering.

Do Processed Cheeses Get a Bad Rap?

Most cheese connoisseurs cringe at the thought of processed cheeses.  Think of Kraft singles, Laughing Cow, or Velveeta.  Most of us loved such cheeses when we were kids, we always made sure Mom grabbed some at the grocery store.  So why do they offend our adult palates?  Labels that contain the name “cheese food” don’t … Read more

Ohio Business Owner Receives Lion’s Club Leadership Award

District 13G of the Ohio Lions Clubs, at the District Convention, presented the first ever District Governor’s Association Award for Leadership and Dedication to Rita Shisler of the Orrville Lions Club.  Rita is an immediate past president of the Orrville Lions, and was president for it’s Charter Year, in 2009 and 2010, helping to form … Read more

Amish Country Swiss Cheese Pie

Here is a wonderful recipe with Amish Country Swiss Cheese as the principle element   While there are many cheeses on the market that fall under the broad title of “Swiss Cheese”, including almost anything with holes at your local grocery store, we have found that the proper cheese will make or break the recipe.  The … Read more