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Wisconsin Loves its Cheese Curds

Wisconsin Loves its Cheese Curds


Wisconsin is a U.S state located in the north central part of United States in the mid-west and green lake regions. Wisconsin is a state which produces about a quarter of America’s cheese and leading the nation in cheese production worldwide and stands second in terms of milk production after California. Thus due to its standing it is considered as “America’s Dairy-land” because of its leading producer of dairy products especially of cheese.


Cheese curds basically is used in cuisine, or in cooking and are the solid parts of soured milk either eaten alone or used in various regional dishes. As soon as cheese curds are produced they are to be consumed in a minimal time of manufacturing and it has various variety to itself. It is highly acceptable to experiments and thus ends up in providing various flavors and types to itself. Normal cheese curds are made of plain milk and can be consumed with whatever possible. They are white in color which seems like small cut outs of milk. They are also terms as fresh cheese curds. They can be consumed as an appetizer, as snack or even as a finger food. They can be served alone or dressed with an additional flavor which end up being in the category of flavored cheese curds or with another food item such as a small smoked sausage or piece of cured pork, with the elements skewered together on a toothpick similar to satte.

variety of cheese curds

The various flavors in cheese curds include jalapeno, chili peppers, garlic, various herbs or spice blends such as Cajun seasoning with a mixture of garlic and dill herb on cheddar curds turning out to a very popular combination in Wisconsin.

deep fried cheese curds

Another type of cheese curd are the fried cheese curds which are deep fried and are often found at carnivals and fair. They are assorted even at local non chain fast food restaurants and bars as side dish. The deep fried cheese curds are covered with a batter which is similar to the batter used to make onion rings or are breaded and placed in a deep fryer and then they are served as a side dish with a hint of ranch on to it make it more delicious. In some places deep fried cheese curds are also recognized as cheeseballs.


Cheese curds are considered to be the main ingredient in Poutine which is a dish consisting of French fries which would be topped with fresh cheese curds and then covered with the brown gravy and some extra additional ingredients whereas the sauce was purposefully added later in order to keep the fries warm for a longer duration. The dish originated in rural Quebec, Canada in the late 50’s. Numerous Quebecois communities claim to be the birthplace of poutine.

The online shopping of cheese curds is one of the highlights and has attached to itself variety of various online marts and websites which provides such services to the buyers. Moreover this facility is more famous and more productive in Wisconsin as it turns out to be faster and easier way to shop.

There are a variety of super marts and home marts which provide the citizens with a vast variety of different flavors and taste of delicious cheese curds and one of the is Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery which realized its significance in a very long time before the former Wisconsin Governor Anthony S. Earl proclaimed and announced the creamery as the “Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin” in 1984.

cheesecurds ellsworth

Almost 495 humble and proud dairy farm family owners live near Ellsworth, throughout Wisconsin and even into Minnesota. 100% All Natural Premium Cheddar Cheese Curds are the specialty product of this creamery and being proudly sold traders and retailers nationwide. Our farmer or even can be known as the producers are very particular about quality and it shows in every fresh batch of Cheese Curds they produce in their dairy. The famous squeaky cheese is available in five delicious flavors which includes original white cheddar cheese, Cajun, taco, garlic and ranch flavor cheese curds. They can be purchased fresh at the marts on-location stores in Ellsworth and Comstock, found in grocery stores across the United States or which can be purchased online and can be shipped direct to the customers.

wisconsin elssworth

In June 2011, the Comstock Creamery in Wisconsin, joined the Ellsworth Cooperative family which is best known for Havarti and Muenster cheese as they also manufacture Artisan & Specialty Brands like Blaser’s, Antonella, Ellsworth Valley provides free cheese and Kammerude Gouda. In today’s period together they now offer over 100 assorted cheeses and different variety of cheese curds. They also offer variety of snack meats, crackers, souvenirs, unique kitchenware, wine, fudge, and gift items as well.


Another cheese mart in Wisconsin is The Wisconsin Cheese Mart which has grown from a small cheese shop to leader in selling Wisconsin Cheese online. Delicious cheese and Wisconsin turns out to behave as natural partnership for lifelong terms. With the Dairy State’s healthy combination of fertile land and balanced climate, milk production tend to excel in here. And Wisconsin’s milk is not only impressive in terms of quantity, but also in quality factors. When the finest milk in the country is put into the hands of skilled and knowledgeable cheese makers, the end result is nothing less than exceptional cheese which is then sold out in the markets and end up incurring enormous profits and prove itself to be the best of all.


The Wisconsin Cheese Mart has been part of this tradition since 1938 as this is the year when it formally came into existence. The Wisconsin Cheese Mart searches out the best cheeses which can be found throughout the state of Wisconsin and they even carry over 200 varieties of cheese in their display cases and sell by the quantity of pound in their stores. They even ship cheese to all 50 states in the country with the help of online selling techniques and strategies. They only use real Wisconsin Cheese in their gift baskets too including cheese curds.



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