Especially when it's brimming with salty, succulent strips of cured and smoked meat and wedges of creamy and sharp cheese—especially when it’s our farmers’ award-winning best. Add some crackers, fresh crusty bread, marinated olives, and each bite is a guaranteed taste sensation.
Charcuterie and cheese were made for each other, and as a tribute to this classic combination, our flavor experts have put together some absolutely swoon-worthy pairings that will quickly become staples around your table and have you wondering why charcuterie and cheese isn’t its own food group.
Seriously Sharp’s bold flavor and texture is a perfect match for the spicy, smoky taste of chorizo. Place chunks of Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese, diced chorizo, and green olives on small skewers for a fun, festive, and flavorful appetizer.
Extra Sharp Cheddar’s citrusy tang cuts through the salty sweetness of ham for a luscious combination. Wrap a few slices of Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese, ham, lettuce, tomato and low-fat mayo in a whole wheat tortilla for a healthy, delicious lunch.
Farmhouse Reserve’s rich flavor and slight crumble is complemented by the spicy, slightly fatty texture of salami. Layer a piece of Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar Cheese between two salami slices for an easy, low-carb slider. For some sweetness, skewer on a ripe cherry tomato.
Vermont Sharp + Pepperoni
Vermont Sharp’s slight sweetness and buttery tang pairs well with the smoky, garlicky flavor of pepperoni. Top pizza crust with marinara, pepperoni, and grated Vermont Sharp Cheddar Cheese for an extra-special pizza night.