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.
Our fieriest south-of-the-border lactose-free cheddar yet! Attention-grabbing habaneros offer a ride-’em cowboy, yee-haw, blazing taste experience. Not for the timid! Here are a few recipes you can use if you’re looking for an extra HOT dish!
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.
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.
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!
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 Lite50 Jalapeño Cheddar.
We’ve tamed the blaze of our Hot Habanero Cheddar with just the right amount of mild Monterey Jack for a smooth-melting mix that’s shredded and ready to add extra kick to your Mexican favorites—and more! Use it in standard south of the border fare, for sizzling hot tacos, nachos, and quesadillas. Get ready to sweat—this cheese is muy caliente!
You’ll want to try all of Cabot’s delicious, spicy flavored 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 800 farm families who own Cabot. When Candace is not representing Cabot, she lives, cooks, and works out in Cape Elizabeth, Maine