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An image of Butterkase Cheese Butterkäse: Wisconsin’s Little-Known “Butter Cheese”

With all the richness for which German food is known, this semi-soft cheese might just be your new secret weapon in recipes or the next cheese and wine party.

All Beef Summer Sausage logs paired with a glass of beer. What Is Summer Sausage? Recipe Ideas and More

What is summer sausage made of? Why is it called summer sausage? It isn’t just for summer, but it sure is great with a cold beverage. Learn what kind of cheese goes with summer sausage.

Three stacked blocks of Havarti cheese, with Havarti chunks on top and green grapes on the side. Havarti Cheese: The Danish Delight

Born in Denmark and perfected in Wisconsin, Havarti cheese is smooth, buttery, and deserving of a place on your cheese platter.

The Most Popular Cheeses In The World

What are the most popular cheeses in the world? Take a world tour of cheese consumption by country, and learn about the most popular cheese in America.

Two blocks of Limburger cheese next to two rye bread slices topped with Limburger and red onion slivers. Limburger: The Cheese That Nose No Equal

Notorious for its smell, Limburger’s bark is actually a lot worse than its bite. When you know how to eat it, Limburger cheese is remarkably smooth.

Two blocks and slices of Muenster cheese displayed on a wood slab with cherry tomatoes for garnish. Muenster Cheese – Recipes and More

What does Muenster cheese taste like? What is Muenster cheese good with? In Wisconsin, they know how to make Muenster cheese a smooth operator. It’s the perfect addition to grilled cheese or a cheeseburger. 

Display table with blocks and sample pieces of 2018 World Championship cheese with tongs, grapes and vased flowers. World Cheese Championship 2018

The World Championship Cheese Contest and United States Championship Cheese Contest are held in alternating years in Wisconsin. Here are the award-winning cheeses for 2018.

Wedges of an assortment of Blue cheese with grapes, peach slices and breadsticks on a metal serving tray. Blues Power: The Funky World of Blue Cheese

Blue cheese (or bleu cheese) is prized—or distrusted—for its striking appearance and unique aroma. Explore some blue cheese recipes and break the mold!

A basket of dark Potter's Crackers next to Goat cheese served on a rustic plate with grapes for garnish. Goat Cheese: Feel Like a Kid Again

Looking for a new experience? Goat’s milk is different from cow’s milk, and not just in flavor. Learn what to make and serve with goat cheese.

A lady farmer in a warm jacket sitting next to two Holstein calves feeding from two red buckets. Wisconsin Farm Life: Meet Heidi

Wisconsin cheese is great because of the soil, the water, the grass, and the people…not only cheesemakers, but farmers. We’d like you to meet one of them.

Two Mobay cheese wedges, one upright and one flat, shown on a round wooden display board. Try a Mixed-Milk Cheese for Easy Party Food

Mixed-milk cheese is an interesting gourmet choice for easy party food, especially for cheese and crackers and grilled cheese sandwiches.

Three varieties of flavored cheese curds, two in bowls, one on brown paper, with a garlic bulb and herbs for garnish. Curd Is the Word: Why Everyone Loves Cheese Curds

Cheese curds are a delicious comfort food loved by kids and adults. Learn how cheese curds are made and discover recipes that use the famous squeaky cheese.

2017 Cheese Champions

The World Championship Cheese Contest and United States Championship Cheese Contest are held in alternating years in Wisconsin. Here are the national award-winning cheeses for 2017.

An Emmentaler cheese wedge and slices on a dark wood display board. Emmentaler Cheese: The Swissest of the Swiss

Emmentaler (or Emmental cheese) is the original Swiss…but you don’t have to import it when there’s great traditional Emmental cheese made right here.

A stacked variety of four different blocks of cheese with sliced red pepper garnish. Types of Cheese: Texture Talk

Knowing the different types of cheese can make your next meal or cheese and wine pairing a success. We’ll teach you the hard and soft of cheese types.

A smiling lady serving samples of cheese at Cheese Days in Monroe, Wisconsin. Cheese Days: A Celebration of Culture

Eat cheese curds, drink beer and rock (yodel) out at Wisconsin’s oldest food festival. In Monroe, Wisconsin, Cheese Days is how we roll…out the barrel.

AG Chest Truck June Is Dairy Month: Facts About Dairy Foods

Celebrate America’s family dairy farms by kicking back with a tall glass of milk and learning some fun facts about dairy foods.

Three varieties of Sartori cheese wedges and pieces with purple grapes, rosemary sprigs and almonds for garnish. Sartori Cheese: World-class Parmesan and More

You don’t have to buy expensive Parmigiano-Reggiano from Italy to get truly great Parmesan cheese. Some of the best is made right here in Wisconsin.

Bread cheese shown on a skillet, on a plate with honey, grilled, and pieces skewered on a shish kabob with meat and veggies. Juustoleipä: Grilled Cheese Without the Bread

This unique Scandinavian original is a new American comfort food, and may be the hottest thing from Finland since the sauna.

A patriotic spread of white and sharp Cheddar cheese, a beef log and slices, crackers, lemonade and an American flag. Original American Cheeses

Forget that processed stuff that comes in individually wrapped slices. Many different types of cheese are uniquely American; we’ll help you find the best American cheeses.

A rough sliced block of Sharp Cheddar cheese on a metal tray with green grapes and crackers. Wisconsin Cheddar: It Doesn’t Get Any Better

Sharp Cheddar, white Cheddar—whatever your type of Cheddar—America’s favorite snack cheese was born in England…and perfected in Wisconsin.