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Cheese has a place on healthy plates!

Cheese has a place on healthy plates!

There is definitely room for cheese in a healthy, balanced diet. The nutrition community is largely in agreement that fat, especially "good fat" plays an important role in our diets. There are many many food plans out there, but most encourage the consumption of...

Three Cheers for Three Medals

Three Cheers for Three Medals

We are very proud to share that we brought home three medals from the 2019 American Cheese Society (ACS) awards! Our awards include a 1st place gold medal for Peppercorn Harvest Clothbound Cheddar, a style of cheese rarely made in the U.S. Traditionally, Clothbound...

Flavor Profile | In Your Face

Flavor Profile | In Your Face

In Your Face was one of the first three cheeses developed here at Face Rock and it's now one of the most popular flavors we offer!. Our spicy 3-pepper cheddar is decorated with a visible confetti of Jalapeno, Habanero and sweet red Chili's. This trio of heat makes...

What is a curd anyway?

What is a curd anyway?

What exactly IS a cheese curd? Left-over cheese? nope! Curds are actually what cheese is made from! After enzymes have been added to fresh milk and allowed to set up the whey is drained off leaving beautiful fresh curds behind. It's these curds that are then pressed...

Apricot Honey Fromage Blanc Cookies

Apricot Honey Fromage Blanc Cookies

Fromage Blanc is a delightful spreadable fresh cheese that has a lot in common with cream cheese and ricotta. Made with milk instead of cream, this cheese is creamy, rich and has a slightly tart base flavor. Face Rock Creamery makes three versions of Fromage Blanc -...

The Face Rock Terroir

The Face Rock Terroir

Face Rock Creamery's distinctive flavor is the result of many environmental factors. Terroir is used to describe the flavor of a particular land, area, and climate, unique to itself. Most of us associate terroir with wine, but it infuses all foods produced in a...

Flavor Profile | Smokey Cheddar

Flavor Profile | Smokey Cheddar

Smokey Cheddar is what happens when we take our signature creamy and smooth aged cheddar blocks and smoke it for hours with seasoned Northwest Applewood. Smoked cheddars have been around for years, but our take is anything but ordinary. Other creameries use liquid...

Cheeseboard Roundup

Cheeseboard Roundup

We wholeheartedly agree with Marissa Mullen, of That Cheese Plate fame, who spoke with Rebecca Jennings at Vox about how cheese plates serve as self care. Here is a roundup of some recent cheese plate magic that has us inspired to snack our days away! 1.      Erika...

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