going coastal: ford farm’s coastal cheddar-smoov shimmy’s cheese o’ tha week

i pondered long and hard over which recipes to post with this absolutely fabulous, seriously stellar cheddar … fuck, that short list is longer than a hunter thompson tirade at a republican fundraiser…

ok, so this is a pasteurized cow’s milk ched and not raw milk, but goddamn, those limey (i tease because i love) fuckers overther in merry old england can sure craft an outstanding cheese. i mean, it is their invention, after all. this is a truly all-purpose cheddar. i’m talkin’ wallace and gromit-worthy, son.

you can cheese plate it with a big cabernet sauvignon, an earthy pinot noir, an australian merlot or even a dense rioja. it’s kick-ass in a ploughman’s lunch with some sausage and a nice pale ale. fuck, make a grilled cheese out of it or grate it on some pasta. this cheddar does it all.

and i’m serious: you can taste the sea in every bite.

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