Farmers Cheese

Farmers Cheese

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Item Number: #1494
Weight: 0.50lbs
$5.50
Description

Farmers cheese originated on farms as a way to use milk left over after skimming the cream for butter. Two main styles evolved a fresh cheese similar to cottage cheese and a semi-soft version cured for a shorter time. Wisconsin cheesemakers produce the semi-soft version. Made with skim milk, Decaturs Wisconsin Farmers cheese is considered a lower fat and lower sodium cheese. Farmers has a creamy, smooth texture, similar to Havarti. Farmers melts beautifully, making it a wonderful addition to any grilled cheese or burger. Receive 8 ounces of Wisconsin Farmers cheese per package. Decatur Dairy was established in 1942 in Monroe, Wisconsin, and has won several US and World Cheese Contest awards with their delicious cheeses.

Cheese Profile

Age

aged
  • young
  • medium
  • aged
  • old

Texture

aged
  • soft
  • medium
  • hard
  • brittle

Flavor

aged
  • mild
  • medium
  • strong
  • pungent

Pairing Recommendations

Wine:
  • Chardonnay
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Champage
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Syrah
  • Zinfandel
Beer:
  • Pale Ales
  • Pilsner
  • Lagers

Other Cheese Pairings
Crusty bread, savory crackers, nuts, roasted veggies, pasta

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