The difference between the different types of cheddar comes down to one factor: Aging.
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Mild Cheddar is aged between 2 and 3 months. Our Mild Cheddar has a buttery, smooth, mellow flavor that both children and adults enjoy.
Try some our tasty and easy healthy snacks for kids now! Your kids will love snacks such as our adorable Muffin Heads with Cabot Cheddar and yummy, homemade on-the-go trail mixes like this fan favorite Red, White and Green snack.
One of the favorite recipes adults love is our amazingly delicious Baked Walleye Amandine with Mild Cheddar. This recipe is fancy enough for a special occasion dinner but comes together quickly, making it a perfect healthy weeknight option as well!
Sharp Cheddar is aged for about 12 months. Our Sharp Cheddar has a creamy, smooth texture and a rich, buttery tang with nuances of sweetness. Our Seriously Sharp Cheddar provides a dense and slightly crumbly texture with a welcoming intense flavor.
Interested in finding a cheesy recipe now? Try our Healthier Mac & Cheese, delivering all the richness of the classic dish but with less calories (and less guilt!).
Forr the most convenient way to get your Sharp Cheddar fix, be sure to keep our Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cracker Cuts on hand. Perfect for on-the-go snacks, for your kids’ lunches and for creating a quick, yet impressive, cheese platter.
Aged for 12 - 18 months, our Extra Sharp Cheddar has the perfect bite and a lovely citrus flavor, while our New York Extra Sharp Cheddar provides the ideal balance of tangy sharp cheddar and subtle undertones of grapefruit and bergamot.
For a classic mac and cheese that’s creamy and full of flavor, our Stovetop Mac and Cheese or this perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer Chili Con Queso recipe is a must-try. Our Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese Cracker Cuts make a healthy and satisfying snack whether you’re at home or on-the-go. Enjoy them on their own or with crackers and fresh fruit.
Premium Specialty Cheddars like Cabot’s Vintage Choice Cheddars, Artisan Reserve and Cabot Clothbound are aged between 2 and 5 years. These are excellent cheeses for a cheese plate or your favorite Mac & Cheese!
Check out our Ultimate Cheese Pairing Guide to find out what wines and foods pair best with certain types of cheese. If you’ll be hosting a gathering that’s centered around wine and cheese, check out our Cheese & Wine Pairing Guide.
Interested in making a cheese board? You’ll love our easy-to-follow infographic.