Baked Cheese Curds are Snack Goals

Baked Cheese Curds are Snack Goals

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Why are fried curds so magical? Cheese curds are fresh, baby cheddar chunks right out of the vat, which means they are full of moisture, and at their most tender thanks to the high butterfat content of our rich Coquille Valley-sourced milk. When heated at high temps for a short cook time, curds are incredibly meltable and smooth with a perfect cheese pull consistency.
Show your Love with handmade cheesecake truffles

Show your Love with handmade cheesecake truffles

We are thrilled to team up with specialty boutique chocolatier Columbia Gorge Confections out of Hood River, OR to create an exclusive set of one of a kind, melt in your mouth truffles featuring our Fromage Blanc.
Warm, Melty and Cheesy Snacks

Warm, Melty and Cheesy Snacks

In need of some comfort food or game day ideas? A little of both? Here’s a quick roundup of some of our favorite sharable, warm dishes that will guarantee you get your fill of melty cheese pulls.

Introducing Face to Face Cheddar

Introducing Face to Face Cheddar

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first mixed-milk cheese, Face2Face. The 12-month aged cheddar is made from a perfectly balanced blend of milk sourced from cow and sheep farmers located on the Southern Oregon coast.
Fourth of July is Better with Cheddar

Fourth of July is Better with Cheddar

Our celebrations might look a little different this year, but one thing is the same – there is plenty of room on your party spread for Face Rock cheese! Here are some ideas to get you started. Share you Holiday  Face Rock dish with us on social media, we love to share!

How to use Horseradish Cheddar

How to use Horseradish Cheddar

Does the mention of horseradish get your pulse racing or your feet moving in the other direction? Face Rock Horseradish Cheddar is going to stimulate your senses with a sparky bite of goodness. We’ve made this cheese to showcase the distinctive earthy horseradish flavor, but the heat reads more as savory warmth rather than brain burning fire.

Chaffled Cheddar Curds

Chaffled Cheddar Curds

Have you chaffled yet? A chaffle is an egg and cheese waffle concoction that has been making the ...
Stay at Home Comfort Food

Stay at Home Comfort Food

COVID-19 has shaken up everyone’s daily routine. If you’re eating at home more than usual, needing quick meal ideas for your kids, working through pantry goods, or want to dive into a more complicated recipe to keep your mind occupied, we have ideas for you!
Cheese Pairing with Natalie’s Estate Winery

Cheese Pairing with Natalie’s Estate Winery

In February, we held a hosted pairing event with Natalie’s Estate Winery in Newberg Oregon. We share a similar philosophy with Natalie’s owners – that locally produced small batch goods are the best complement for locally grown wine.

Opening Hours Update

Opening Hours Update

Face Rock Friends, We’re in the middle of a rapidly changing environment and we wanted to take a ...
Flavor Profile | Pepper Alpine

Flavor Profile | Pepper Alpine

We’ve packed a massive amount of high altitude flavor into this little block of cheddar! For our ...
Fromage for You, Fromage for Me

Fromage for You, Fromage for Me

Fromage Blanc is a delightful fresh, spreadable cheese that has a lot in common with cream cheese and ricotta. Learn how to use this delightful fresh cheese.
Gifts for All

Gifts for All

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Our team puts together hundreds of holiday gift box orders in our elegant black boxes to be shipped all over the country.
Cheddar Holiday Appetizers

Cheddar Holiday Appetizers

Winter holiday gatherings just call out for appetizers that feature cheese. Here are a few of our favorite entertaining recipes. You can generally swap out any Face Rock cheddar in these recipes

Flavor Profile | Vampire Slayer

Flavor Profile | Vampire Slayer

Learn about Vampire Slayer, our cheese that might bite back!
Cheddar and Vodka Pairing

Cheddar and Vodka Pairing

Lift Your Spirits with Face Rock and Wild Roots Vodka Pairings!

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. 
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!

Pair Spicy Super Slayer with Light Beers

Pair Spicy Super Slayer with Light Beers

Super Slayer combines two of our most popular cheeses — Vampire Slayer and In Your Face 3-pepper cheddar – into a monster cheddar that will take on all comers. 
Flavor Profile | In Your Face

Flavor Profile | In Your Face

In Your Face was one of the first three cheeses we developed at Face Rock and it’s now one of the...
Too hot to cook? Try Smokey Cheddar Shrimp Stacks

Too hot to cook? Try Smokey Cheddar Shrimp Stacks

It’s summertime! Need a too hot to turn on the oven idea? We have the perfect bite for you! Orego...
What is a curd anyway?

What is a curd anyway?

What exactly is a cheese curd?
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. 
The Face Rock Terroir

The Face Rock Terroir

Face Rock Creamery’s distinctive flavor is the result of many environmental factors. Terroir is u...

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.
Cheeseboard Roundup

Cheeseboard Roundup

Here is a roundup of some recent cheese plate magic that has us inspired to snack our days away!
Orange v White Cheddar

Orange v White Cheddar

Why is most cheddar orange? How is White Cheddar different?
The Face in the Rock

The Face in the Rock

Face Rock Creamery is named in honor of the unique ocean sea stack formation that sits off of Bandon’s stunning coastline.

Flavor Profile | Peppercorn Harvest Reserve Clothbound

Flavor Profile | Peppercorn Harvest Reserve Clothbound

Peppercorn Harvest Reserve Clothbound cheddar is a rich and exquisitely flaky cheese that delivers a nutty, complex flavor that is accented by bursts of savory red and green peppercorns.

Why do Curds SQUEAK?

Why do Curds SQUEAK?

WHY do curds squeak and why does that squeak go away once the curd is refrigerated? Most importantly, is there any way to bring the squeak back? We’ve got answers.
In Your Face Kicks up your Cornbread

In Your Face Kicks up your Cornbread

Cornbread spiced with green chiles and In Your Face cheddar adds the final touch to a light summer supper.

Breaking Down Butterfat

Breaking Down Butterfat

Butterfat is the term given to fat present in dairy products. Learn what it is and how it plays into cheesemaking.

5 Grilled Cheeses to Weaken Your Knees

5 Grilled Cheeses to Weaken Your Knees

These recipes featuring different Face Rock cheeses will take your grilled cheese mastery to the next level!
Pack an Easy Curd Snack Box

Pack an Easy Curd Snack Box

Face Rock cheddar curds are perfect for packing into a portable, healthy snack for both kids and adults! 
The Cheese Board Formula

The Cheese Board Formula

Cheese boards are everywhere right now. And why not! Cheese boards are great for everything from ...
Horseradish Cheddar Flavor Profile

Horseradish Cheddar Flavor Profile

We combined horseradish with fine Face Rock cheddar for an artisan crafted specialty cheese. Fac...