5 Tasty Ways to Amp up the Flavor with In Your Face

5 Tasty Ways to Amp up the Flavor with In Your Face

In Your Face cheddar is a spicy 3-pepper cheddar that is studded with Jalapeno, Habanero and sweet red Chili’s. This trio of heat makes this a cheese that’s full on In Your Face with flavor. Here are five of our favorite ways to enjoy In Your Face Spicy Cheddar.
Feast on a Flight of Face Rock and Effie's Homemade Biscuit Pairings

Feast on a Flight of Face Rock and Effie's Homemade Biscuit Pairings

An ideal biscuit for cheese pairings, we’ve been using Effie’s since our earliest events to showcase fun ways to enjoy our cheese. We thought it was time to make it official and put our heads together to explore some new tasty ways to combine Face Rock and Effie’s Biscuits!
Boost the BBQ Vibes with our Newest Brawny Beef Box

Boost the BBQ Vibes with our Newest Brawny Beef Box

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’ve designed the newest gift box in our line-up with Dad’s in mind, but in reality, this one is going to be perfect for any grill master or maven in your life, including yourself! 
Let Loose with your Clothbound Cheddar Pairings

Let Loose with your Clothbound Cheddar Pairings

Did you know that we now have THREE clothbound cheddars for you to enjoy?Here are a series of delicious new bites that rose to the top of a recent epic and experimental dive into pairings of all kinds for our three clothbounds. Ready to experiment?!
Learn how to create a Sweet and Sassy Cheese Board

Learn how to create a Sweet and Sassy Cheese Board

Our special Mother's Day tasting box, called the Sweet and Sassy, is a fantastic example of how we create combinations of textures and flavors that make it very easy to plate a fun and fully loaded cheese board. Let's unpack it together and create a bright and delicious board! 

Café at Coos Bay Village is Now Open

Café at Coos Bay Village is Now Open

On April 18, Face Rock Creamery officials cut the ribbon to officially open Face Rock Creamery Café in Coos Bay Village. See our Grand Opening specials and learn more about our newest location!
Answering A Common Curd Query

Answering A Common Curd Query

When visitors come to Face Rock Creamery they walk down our cheese line and are oftentimes surprised to see that our curds are served out in the open on an unrefrigerated shelf. Learn why we don't refrigerate them like the rest of our cheeses.
Gift Boxes Aren’t Just for Others - Treat Yourself!

Gift Boxes Aren’t Just for Others - Treat Yourself!

Sending a big box of cheese and goodies is one of the best gifts we can send to many people in our lives? But Face Rock cheese boxes aren’t just for gifting, treat yourself!
Introducing the Limited Edition Black Butte Porter Cheddar

Introducing the Limited Edition Black Butte Porter Cheddar

Meet our new Black Butte Porter Cheddar, borne out of our love of beer and a longtime friendship with Deschutes Brewery. Aged for at least two years, this specialty cheddar packs an amazing flavor punch that cannot be denied.
Baked Cheese Curds are Snack Goals

Baked Cheese Curds are Snack Goals

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?