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Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Chorizo

Seriously Sharp’s bold flavor and texture is a perfect match for the spicy, smoky taste of chorizo.

Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Ham

Extra Sharp Cheddar’s citrusy tang cuts through the salty sweetness of ham for a luscious combination.

Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar Cheese & Salami

Farmhouse Reserve's rich flavor and slight crumble is complemented by the spicy, slightly fatty texture of salami.

White Oak Cheddar Cheese & Prosciutto

White Oak’s subtle sweetness and smooth texture nicely balances a salty, full-flavored Prosciutto.

Pepper Jack Cheese & Capicola

Pepper Jack’s subtle heat and creamy texture contrasts the slight fattiness of Capicola.

Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Pepperoni

Cheddar pairs especially well with the earthy flavor of Italian salami. Serve with crackers as a party appetizer.

Instant Pot Cheddar & Corn Risotto with Bacon
Baked Beef Tacos with Cabot Monterey Jack
Prosciutto and Pesto Naan Pizza
Bacon-Wrapped Pears with Horseradish Cheddar
Bacon Cheeseburger Skillet Dip
Waffle Fry Nachos with Thai Chicken
Cheddar Bacon Potato Tots
Gnocchi and Sausage with Cheese
Habanero Cheddar Cheese & Mango

The gentle and sweet acidity of mango goes great with cheddar. Try the mango plain or in a salsa or relish.

White Oak Cheddar Cheese & Grapes

For a quick and easy snack or appetizer for any event, serve Cabot Cheddar Cracker Cut Slices on a cracker with grapes.

Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Plums

Vermont Sharp’s slight acidity and buttery tang pairs well with the juicy sweetness of plums.

Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Pears

Extra Sharp Cheddar’s citrusy tang is the ideal companion for the sweet tender juiciness of pears.

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Peaches

Seriously Sharp’s bold flavor is the perfect complement for the slightly tart sweetness of peaches.

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Strawberries

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar’s creamy, savory flavor is the perfect match for the tangy sweetness of ripe strawberries.

Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust
Beet & Orange Salad with Cheddar
Kiwi and Pineapple Greek Yogurt Parfait
Party Cheese Board
Mini Apple Tarts with Cabot Cracker Cuts
Chocolate Chunk Pancakes with Fresh Raspberry Maple Syrup
Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes
Easy Apple Cheddar Quesadilla Snacks
Pepper Jack Cheese & Oregano

Monterey Jack combines beautifully with the earthy, bitter notes of oregano. Serve with fresh vegetables for a tasty snack!

Alpine Cheddar Cheese & Thyme

Alpine Cheddar’s swiss-inspired flavor is accented perfectly by thyme’s gentle earthiness and subtle citrus.

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Sage

Seriously Sharp’s complexity and slight nuttiness pairs well with the savory, pine-like flavors of sage.

Monterey Jack Cheese & Dill

Monterey Jack’s creamy mild nature pairs well with the slightly bitter, herbaceous flavor of dill.

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Garlic

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar’s creamy texture and buttery mouthfeel is a perfect match for the strong, pungent flavors of garlic.

Horseradish Cheddar Cheese & Rosemary

Horseradish Cheddar’s intense flavor and luscious creaminess is accented by the slightly minty, peppery taste of rosemary.

Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup
Mediterranean Chicken-Chickpea Salad
Big Dish Tomato Basil Mac & Cheese
Green Bean, Cherry Tomato and Cheddar Salad
Cheddar Dutch Baby with Herbs
Sriracha & Herb Greek Yogurt Dip
Dairy Latkes
Shrimp & Monkfish Ceviche
Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar Cheese & Pistachios

Farmhouse Reserve’s mellow richness is perfect when served with robust, earthy pistachios.

White Oak Cheddar Cheese & Pecans

The natural sweetness of pecans wonderfully complements the saltiness of Monterey Jack. Enjoy this pairing for a healthy snack!

Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Almonds

For a quick and portable snack that's satisfying, try pairing almonds, apples, and cheddar

Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Peanuts

Serve cheddar with peanuts for a smooth and nutty pairing as part of a cheese board or on a cracker!

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Cashews

Try serving cheddar with cashews to add a buttery, salty crunch to your cheese board or party!

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Walnuts

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar’s creamy texture and buttery flavor is enhanced by the savory taste and smoothness of walnuts.

Nutty Carrot Balls
Cheddar with Honey, Walnuts & Dried Cherries
Apple, Cheddar & Almond Snack Mix
Sea Scallops Gratin
Baked Walleye Amandine with Mild Cheddar
Healthy Snacks To Go: A New England Favorite
Healthy Snacks To Go: Spiced Up
Waffle Fry Nachos with Thai Chicken
Alpine Cheddar Cheese & Balsamic Vinegar

Alpine Cheddar’s swiss-inspired flavor and slightly crumbly texture are complemented perfectly by the sharp fruity tang of balsamic vinegar.

Habanero Cheddar Cheese & Maple Syrup

Habanero’s intense spiciness is offset by the caramelized sweetness of maple syrup.

Pepper Jack Cheese & Raspberry Jelly

Pepper Jack’s subtle heat and creamy texture melds perfectly with the sweetness of raspberry jelly.

Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar Cheese & Blackberry Jam

Farmhouse Reserve’s rich, mellow flavor is balanced perfectly by the tart sweetness of Blackberry Jam.

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Dijon Mustard

Seriously Sharp’s complexity and slight nuttiness stands up to the robust tangy flavor of Dijon Mustard.

Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Caramel

Pair cheddar and caramel for a sweet twist on a classic cheese. It’s excellent on a cracker with figs or your favorite fruit.

Sweet Cheddar Apple Butter Bread Pudding & Dark Beer Caramel Sauce
Baked Walleye Amandine with Mild Cheddar
Vermont Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Nectarine & Bacon Jam Grilled Cheese
Cheddar, Fig & Apricot on Sweet Potato Chips
Blue Corn Chips with Seriously Sharp and Prosciutto
Pesto & Arugula Grilled Cheese
Hot Crab-Cabot Cheddar Spread
Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Cabernet Sauvignon

A savory, fruity Cabernet Sauvignon goes great with cheddar cheese for a sophisticated party or a night in with friends.

Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Merlot

The dry and dark fruity or herbal characteristics of a classic Merlot combine seamlessly with sharp and tangy cheeses.

Founders' Collection: Private Stock Cheddar Cheese & Malbec

Malbec, made from strong, fruity, dark grapes, stands tall against the deep and robust flavors of vintage and reserve cheeses.

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Zinfandel

Versatile Zinfandel with blackberry and peppery qualities make it a go-to choice for a taste adventure when paired with seriously sharp cheddar cheese.

Garlic & Herb Cheddar Cheese & Sangiovese & Chianti

Italian wine paired with cheeses like Garlic & Herb Cheddar embrace the flavors of Tuscany.

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Red Blend

Medium-bodied red blends pair nicely with a range of flavors, smoky or sharp. We like it with Seriously Sharp Cheddar.

Founders' Collection: Private Stock Cheddar Cheese & Syrah

An intense, dry Syrah loves the sturdiness of a sharper, aged cheese like Private Stock Cheddar.

Colby Jack Cheese & Chardonnay

A fresh and fruity Chardonnay is a heavenly match for milder cheese varieties, enhancing the creaminess of Colby Jack cheese with just the right whisper of sweet.

Monterey Jack Cheese & Sauvignon Blanc

A bright, light-bodied Sauvignon Blanc with hints of citrus will never overpower the freshness and milder qualities of a Monterey Jack cheese.

Mild Cheddar Cheese & Pinot Grigio

The higher acidity of a Pinot Grigio pairs beautifully with creamy, milder cheese.

Pepper Jack Cheese & Moscato

The playful sweet and fruity flavors of a Moscato flirts with smooth and flavorful and spicy cheeses like Cabot Pepper Jack.

Habanero Cheddar Cheese & Riesling

The combination of acid, sugars and fruit of a Riesling nicely offset zestier, spicier cheeses.

Pepper Jack Cheese & White Blend

Try a bright white blend with more complex and flavorful foods like a spicier Pepper Jack cheese.

Monterey Jack Cheese & Champagne

A dry to off-dry sparkling wine or Champagne is delightful with Monterey Jack Cheese.

Colby Jack Cheese & Sweet Rosé

The sugars in a sweet rose are the perfect complement to full-flavored or spicy cheeses.

Mild Cheddar Cheese & Dry Rosé

The bright, fruit flavors and acidity in a drier rosé makes it a versatile pairing choice for mild cheddar cheese.

Crispy Seared Salmon with White Wine Cheddar Sauce
Brown Rice Risotto with Peas & Cheddar
Cabot Sharp Cheddar Fondue Recipe
Shrimp & Cheese Grits
Vermont Cheddar Gougeres with Smoked Salmon Filling
Spicy Shrimp on Tomato-Cheese Grits
Cabot Seriously Sharp Shrimp Focaccia
Mussels Au Gratin
Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Lager

This sharp, yet smooth and approachable cheddar pairs just right with a malt-forward, easy-drinking lager for a refreshing combo.

Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Pale Ale

The classic bite of this bold, naturally-aged cheddar plays well with the light body and subtle spicy hop notes of a pale ale.

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & IPA

Pair cheddar with the bitter, citrusy notes of an IPA at a game day party or a picnic.

Founders' Collection: Private Stock Cheddar Cheese & Hard Cider

Private Stock cheddars bold, distinct flavors is perfectly cut and balanced by the cider’s hoppy sweetness.

Legacy Collection: White Oak Cheddar Cheese & Amber Ale

Subtly sweet, and the smoothest of our Legacy Collection, this cheese balances perfectly with the malty, caramel notes of an amber ale.

Legacy Collection: Alpine Cheddar Cheese & Lager

Nutty and smooth, this unique cheese pairs nicely with a lighter pilsner or lager that brings refreshing bite to the cheese’s creamy texture.

Pepper Jack Cheese & Stout

The spicy kick in these cheeses balances perfectly with the smooth, toasted malt notes of darker, full-bodied beers like porters, stouts, and smoked beers.

Legacy Collection: Farmhouse Reserve White Cheddar Cheese & Gose

The classic sharp cheddar flavor and slightly crumbly body of this Legacy Collection cheese lay the ideal foundation for the tang and pucker of a sour or gose.

Spicy Beer-Cheese Corn Soup
Cheddar Dill Beer Bread
Dark Beer Braised Short Rib Stew with Winter Root Vegetables
Sweet Cheddar Apple Butter Bread Pudding & Dark Beer Caramel Sauce
Shepherd's Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust
Au Gratin Potatoes with Cheddar-Stout Sauce Recipe
Chili Meatballs with Cheddar-Beer Dunk
Beer-Marinated Pork Tenderloin w/Charred Corn-Cheddar Relish
Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Eggplant

Extra Sharp’s citrusy tang perfectly complements the cool flavor and mild acidity of eggplant.

Farmhouse Reserve Cheddar Cheese & Pickled Radishes

Farmhouse Reserve’s sharp sophistication pairs perfectly with vibrant, tangy pickled radishes.

Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Roasted Red Peppers

Farmhouse Reserve’s sharp sophistication pairs perfectly with vibrant, tangy pickled radishes.

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Portobello

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar’s creamy smoothness is pure heaven paired with the earthy meatiness of Portobellos.

Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese & Sun Dried Tomatoes

Seriously Sharp’s bold flavor is the perfect match for the intensely sweet tanginess of sun dried tomatoes.

Monterey Jack Cheese & Kimchi

Pair Kimchi with Monterey Jack on a cracker for an appetizer with a perfectly sour and spicy kick.

Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole
Roasted Carrots & Carrot-Top Chimichurri
Mac and Cheese 'Carbonara Style' with Blistered Snap Peas
Party Cheese Board
Baked Breaded Zucchini Sticks with Greek Yogurt Dip
Cheesy Broccoli Casserole
Five Mile Farm’s Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Dip
Fried Brussels Sprouts with Cheese