FOOD HOLIDAY: Have Cheese Curds On Squeaky Cheese Day

Tillamook, one of the country’s greatest producers of Cheddar cheese, has declared today “Squeaky Cheese Day.” For those who haven’t had the pleasure, squeaky cheese refers to cheese curds, small Cheddar nuggets so fresh that they squeak when you eat them. Because of the short shelf life of cheese curds, they are normally sold only…
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PRODUCT: Monterey Jack From Tillamook Cheese

Our two-pound loaf disappeared in a week.Photo courtesy Tillamook Cheese.   April is National Grilled Cheese Month (Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day was April 12th). Here’s a wonderful everyday cheese to head up the celebration: Tillamook’s Monterey Jack cheese, voted America’s Best Monterey Jack Cheese at the 2011 United States Champion Cheese Contest. (The company’s Colby…
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PRODUCT: The Best Cheese Slices

Tillamook’s standard Cheddar slice is cut into four mini-squares. Photo courtesy Tillamook County Creamery Association. Forget about those processed cheese slices. Oregon’s Tillamook County Creamery Association, formerly one of the best Cheddar producers in the country, is now the best in the world. Tillamook’s Medium Cheddar was voted “World’s Best Medium Cheddar Cheese” at the…
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