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...
Why do Curds SQUEAK?

Why do Curds SQUEAK?

Curd Fanatics will often say the best thing about cheese curds is the squeak–that’s the number one indicator that tells you when you have a fresh curd. But WHY do curds squeak and why does that squeak go away once the curd is refrigerated? Most...
2019 Face Rock Festival

2019 Face Rock Festival

We had a fantastic time celebrating Face Rock Creamery’s 6th anniversary with the Bandon community and hundreds of visitors who came into town for Mother’s Day weekend! Live radio broadcast both days by 105.9 the Legend Fried Cheese Curds, Oh yea baby!...
The Reincarnation of Bandon Cheese

The Reincarnation of Bandon Cheese

The May 2019 issue of Oregon Business Magazine features a story about how we rebuilt the cheddar legacy in Bandon, Oregon. We love telling the story about how the dream of rebuilding the creamery has turned into one of the area’s top attractions! ¬†Face Rock...
A look back as we look ahead

A look back as we look ahead

In May, we celebrated our 6th anniversary. We are so thrilled to see how far we’ve come, and we are excited about what the next six years and beyond will bring! In 2012, we followed our instinct that a new premium, small-batch, hand-made cheddar creamery could...