Because sometimes you just feel like cheese with a kick!
It’s true that Cabot makes The World’s Best Cheddar, classics from Seriously Sharp to Private Stock and all the extraordinary Cabot cheddars in between. But there are times when you may want to take your cheddar experience to another level.You haven't lived until you've had 1 of @cabotcheese's spicy cheeses. Click To Tweet
That’s when Cabot’s spicy, flavored cheddars come to the rescue. We start with great-tasting Cabot cheese then add peppers, spices, and flavors to create cheeses with a decided attitude.
Here, in order of popularity, are our fans’ favorite spicy cheeses and some great recipes that feature their unique and uniquely zesty flavors.
Get ready for Cabot’s spiciest cheddar ever. Our Hot Habanero Cheddar is not for the faint of heart – or taste buds. Its fiery flavor tells only part of the story. Combine the taste of habanero peppers with a great Cabot cheddar and – ¡olé! – you have a winning combination. Try these two great recipes from two of our Cabot Cheese Board bloggers to see what the excitement is about.
From: Dixie Chik Cooks
Combine the creamy smooth flavor of Monterey Jack with the kick of a blend of peppers and spices and you have the ultimate Pepper Jack cheese. This versatile favorite is great to melt over nachos or slip into your favorite grilled cheese. It’s a winner from the word go! Here are a couple of recipes you’ll want to try from two Cabot Cheese Board Bloggers.
From: Cupcakes and Kale Chips
From: Dixie Chik Cooks
Now is the perfect time to try Cabot’s creamiest, craziest cheese – Horseradish Cheddar. Its big, bold taste is complimented by its smooth, creamy texture. This cheese melts like a dream, which makes it perfect for cooking as well as snacking. We love it paired with ham on a sandwich. It also makes a spectacular mac and cheese, especially if you add some crispy bacon crumbles. Two more Cabot Cheese Board Bloggers offer their favorite ways to cook with Horseradish Cheddar.
From: Spiced Blog
From: Ask Chef Dennis
Take the iconic taste of Cabot Vermont Cheddar and add smoked Morita jalapeno chilies in adobo and you have the irresistible flavor that makes our Chipotle Cheddar Cheese so special. This south-of-the-border superstar turns an ordinary meal into a fiesta. Here are two fun, family-friendly recipes to get you started.
From: Following in My Shoes
The marriage of hot buffalo wing flavors with creamy cheddar is so brilliant, so delicious, we can’t help but pat ourselves on the back for creating this incomparable hand-rubbed cheese. All the classic spices that make hot buffalo wings a enduring favorite go into this award winning cheddar. It’s a blend of hot chilies, garlic, onions, sweet cream – and maybe just a touch of magic. Try it in these recipes or get a bar of this distinctive cheese and let your imagination go wild!
From: We Are Not Martha
From the Cabot Website
Here’s some great news! Cabot Jalapeno Lite50 Cheddar has all the delicious flavor of our other spicy cheeses, with less fat and fewer calories. This champion won the highest score at the United States Championship Cheese Contest for reduced fat cheddars. It’s a winner – for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Try these two yummy recipes that feature Cabot Jalapeno Lite50 Cheddar.
From: Grilled Shane
From: the Cabot Website
You’ll want to try all of Cabot’s delicious, spicy cheeses. They’re perfect for cooking or snacking and their unsurpassed quality and flavor will have you coming back for more!
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Candace Karu reports on all there is to discover and love about food and farming as well as communicating Cabot’s mission to support community, volunteerism, and sustainability. Whether online, on air, or in person, her job is to amplify the passion and commitment of the 1200 farm families who own Cabot. When Candace is not representing Cabot, she lives, cooks, and works out in Cape Elizabeth, Maine