Today we continue our exploration of cheeses with a cheese that is very local to us and close to our hearts: Amish Butter Cheese. What is Amish Butter Cheese? Amish Butter Cheese is one of our premium local cheeses. This unique cheese has a full buttery flavor and is traditionally made by the Amish, this … Read more
The Amish Communities are a big part of Shisler’s Cheese House. We pride ourselves in using local trade, producers, and Cheesemakers when we can. It is important to us as just as much as our customers, especially our regulars because you’re what keep us going. With everything over the years changing and becoming more modernized … Read more
Amish butter cheese is derived from butterkase, its closest ancestor. Butterkase is a buttery and creamy cheese that originates from Austria and Germany. The cheese is pale yellow in color in spite of the red or golden natural rind.
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.
Here is a video demonstrating the difference in the Amish Cheesemaking process. Video footage courtesy of one of our principal local cheese suppliers, Guggisberg Cheese. Here are links to the cheeses described in this video: Swiss Cheese Baby Swiss Cheese Amish Butter Cheese Lucerne Cheese And you can find over 60 other cheeses, including … Read more