Amish Cheese: It's Not Just For The Amish Anymore - How to Purchase
Amish cheese can be considered among the best cheese. This Cheese is handcrafted
by Ohio Amish in the heart of Amish country in Middlefield Ohio, one of the largest
Amish communities in the world. This is the only true Amish cheese produced there.
Produced by a co-op of 350 Amish farmers utilizing real Amish farm-raised cows,
hay, labor, and certified production facilities. The production of this particular
cheese is closely held by the Amish culture there. They make just enough of it to
satisfy specific demands. Amazingly, they manage to produce many cheese types in
Among the Amish cheese produced is smoked cheese. There is wonderfully natural
smoked cheddar cheese and smoked pepper jack. Most smoked cheeses are not actually
smoked at all. They are merely flavored with liquid smoke flavoring. But this cheese
is actually smoked in a real smokehouse, something that is very hard to do since
cheese melts in heat. Even most skilled meat-smoking craftsmen do not know how to
Other types of cheese are sharp cheddar cheese, HOT! habanero, farmer's, brick,
Monterey jack, Colby, white cheddar, horseradish, and marbled. Since this cheese
is certified organic, there is no junk in it like BST HORMONES, etc. like in supermarket
or mass-produced cheeses. The cheese is USDA certified and pasteurized for your
The cheese is only available in very fresh (approximately) five pound bricks
(loaves) for the serious cook. However, since this is a 100% natural cheese with
no additives, it will age naturally in the fridge day by day, getting pleasantly
sharper and sharper. It will keep refrigerated up to a month unsealed, and six months
if kept in its vacuum package and refrigerated, getting a bit sharper everyday,
thus constantly changing its character and flavor. No supermarket or mass-produced
cheese can make that claim.
If you're looking for a unique specialty cheese then this is the place. A cheese
gift is a good idea for the food fancier who may be looking for a new gourmet cheese.
An Amish store is pretty hard to find even in Amish country. Cheese shops are
few and far between. But you can get it here. You can also find a few recipes now
and then for things such as cheese sauce and cheese cake. You will find that this
cheese also melts and grates perfectly.
A lot of people want to know what raw milk, grass milk, or raw grass cheese is
all about. You will find plenty of information here regarding that topic. A lot
of people also ask about cheese spoilage. That topic is also addressed.