Sometimes, here at Cabot, we just want to share the love of The World’s Best Cheddar. Out of this need to share, a contest was born – one with no complicated rules or recipe experimentation. We just wanted our friends on social media to share a picture of their favorite dish using Cabot Cheddar. The winner would be chosen from the submissions hashtagged #CabotBestRecipeContest on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.

 Remember that time @cabotcheese gave away a year’s supply of cheese for 1 winner & a friend? Find out who won: ​


The prize was, if we do say so ourselves, pretty darned fantastic. Because, really, who wouldn’t want to win a year’s worth of cheese? To make it even more amazing, the prize included a year’s worth of cheese for the winner AND a friend.

Pictures of yummy, cheesy dishes came flooding in by the hundreds. Luckily for us, the rules said the winner would be chosen at random, because picking the best of all this deliciousness would have been an impossible task.

Who was that one lucky person, you ask? Dia Cronan is the happy recipient of a One-Year Supply of Cabot Farmers’ Legacy Cheese and she’s gifting the other One-Year Supply to her friend Betty. Congratulations, Dia and Betty. 2015 is certainly the year of award-winning cheddar for you both.

Dia’s winning entry for the contest:


Thanks to everyone who submitted pictures for the contest. Following is just a sample of your amazing dishes.

Some of our favorite entries from Instagram include these cute crackers from @erinefes these New England Harvest Biscuits with apples, pecans, and extra-sharp Cheddar from @fbogus or how about Cheese Straws made with Seriously Sharp from @lesleyeats or finally this delicious creation of an open faced poached egg over sautéed spinach and mushrooms and white cheddar from @chefitude

Instagram Contest Entries

Some very delicious looking entries from Twitter include these absolutely adorable Cheese Ball and Olive Penguins from @hotsta1963 or these beautiful Blackened Jalapeño and Extra-Sharp Cheddar Crackers from @thelittlebite or this Cheesy Acorn Squash soup from @ChefAmandaBaby or how about this Broccoli Mac and Cheese from @ThomasGriffen1


And lastly, a few entries from Facebook like this Peppadew Cheese Spread made with Cabot White Oak Cheddar from Lynne Reese, or this scrumptious Spinach Pie from Robin Inman.

Facebook Contest Entries

Thank you to everyone who entered. Many delicious and cheesy recipes were made, and we enjoyed seeing them all. Keep cooking with Cabot and sharing your pictures on social, we love seeing what you come up with! If you are interested in another chance to win, we are giving away more cheese as well as copies of our new Cabot Cookbook. Click here for more information on how to enter.

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