Jefferson Cheddar

$12.00

$12.00

Our classic Northwest-style cheddar is nutty and sweet, with a subtle tangy finish. As cheddar ages, it develops the distinctive “sharp” flavors and grainy texture. We offer Jefferson Cheddar in two different styles: Mild (aged a minimum of 30 days), and a sharper version, 1 Year (aged a minimum of 365 days).

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Appearance: Pale buttery yellow-white

Texture: Moderately firm and sliceable; aged versions exhibit a more crumbly and crystalline texture

Taste: Nutty and sweet, with slight sharpness that increases with age

Suggested Pairings:

  • Delicious grated into a casserole or sliced on a sandwich. This cheese also shines on a cheese plate alongside dried cherries, pecans, walnuts, and cured sausage.
  • A versatile cheese, it pairs nicely with a glass of bright Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Gris, or alongside a variety of different ales.

Key Details:

  • Aged a minimum of 30 days for mild and 365 days for 1 year
  • Hand cut and hand milled cheddar 
  • Certified organic by Oregon Tilth 
  • Vegetarian-friendly and gluten free
  • Milk is rBST free 

Shelf Life: 9 months 

Suggested Storage: Keep refrigerated at 38°-40° F

Ingredients: Certified Organic pasteurized whole cow’s milk, salt, enzymes, cheese cultures 

Milk type: Certified Organic pasteurized cow’s milk 

Rennet: Organic, vegetarian, and GMO-free microbial enzyme 

  • 2019 International Cheese & Dairy Awards: 3rd Place (Organic Cheese-Cheddar)
  • 2016 Organic Dairy Industry: 2nd Place (Sharp Cheddar)

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