HACK #1: Cheese Ball
This delicious and easy-to-make appetizer is perfect for those last-minute summer parties on the porch.
-Stir together in a small bowl. By just stirring it should form a ball.
-Place on a small plate and refrigerate until ready to serve.
-If you want to dress it up, cover the cheese ball in your favorite nuts, crushed or whole.
HACK #2: Pizza Crust
For cheese lovers only! (So, everyone.) This makes for the perfect pizza crust:
-Mix 1½ cups of your favorite Cabot Shredded Cheese with one egg, well beaten.
-Place the cheddar in a small cast iron pan, making sure it fills the bottom. Alternately, flatten out the cheddar and egg mixture to desired individual shapes and thickness on a baking sheet.
-Add your toppings!
-Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
-If using a cast iron pan, let cool completely before removing.
HACK #3: Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Serve these at your kiddo’s tea party, as an app at your next grown-up party, or brown bag them for easy work lunch.
-Combine Cabot Cracker Cuts with mini toasts from the store.
-Toast (don’t forget to coat with Cabot Butter!) on a cast iron pan, waffle iron or Panini press.
HACK #4: Mini Cheese Quesadillas
A fun and easy weeknight dinner; everyone in the family can customize their own!
-Choose your favorite Cabot Shredded Cheese flavor.
-Combine with mini street taco shells.
-Add toppings of your choice (black beans, tomatoes, avocado, onion, etc.)!
-Grill in a pan—preferably cast iron.
HACK #5: Low-Carb Mini Snack Sandwiches
Let your creativity loose here! All you need are:
-A few combo ideas: ham and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, cucumber sandwiches, beef jerky and cheese, pesto, tomato and cheese.
We pack these puppies for car trips, hiking and boat rides! Here’s how to make them:
-Using thin rice cakes, social tea crackers or English muffins, place one or two Cabot Cracker Cuts in between.
-Place on top of your hot thermos or to-go cup of tea or coffee.
-Let it sit for just a minute or two and by the time you’re ready to hit the door, the cheese will be warm and ready to enjoy.
(Bonus tip: You can also spread honey or fresh jam on one side for a special treat. And don’t tell anyone, but cookies work too!)
Hack#7: Easy, Cheesy Pasta
Take leftover plain pasta to the next level by adding some sauce, a generous sprinkle of Cabot Shredded Cheese, and pop it in the microwave! The quickest dinner around.
Hack #8: Cheese Wrap
Spread your favorite Cabot shredded cheese in a circle on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cook in the oven at 350 just until lightly browned. Let it cool. Then fill will your favorite sandwich fillings and roll it up for a low carb lunch!
Hack #9: Convenient Ingredients
Cut down your prep time by selecting one of our cheeses that’s ready to go! Need to put together a cheese board quickly? Grab some of our Cracker Cuts! Making a big batch of mac n cheese? Pick up a few bags of our shredded cheeses. And our sliced cheese works perfectly for any on the go sandwich.