Our Favorite Monroe Pairings

Have you tried the newest member of the Roth Cheese family yet? Monroe is a soft-ripened, double-cream cheese that’s named after the small town where our company was first founded — Monroe, Wisconsin. Already an award winner, each small wheel is smeared and turned by hand by our cheesemakers every day. In just one bite of…

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Candy and cheese pairings

Halloween Candy and Cheese Pairings

The only thing better than indulging on Halloween candy this time of year is adding in some cheese, too. Plus, you can feel better about all that candy consumption when you’re also getting your daily serving of dairy, right? This sweet/savory combo isn’t always considered, but when you pair the two, you’ll be glad you took…

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Easy Hard Cider & Cheese Pairings

Cider season is cheese’s best friend. Cider is very much like wine in that they’re both made with fermented juice and vary widely in style – from sparkling to still, dry or sweet, tart or fruity. Consequently, cheese-pairing tactics for cider mirror the strategies that also work with wine. We (very willingly!) put this strategy to the…

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Sriracha gouda with IPA

Our Favorite Sriracha Gouda Pairings

If you like spicy cheese, Sriracha Gouda may be your new best friend. It’s made with Sriracha chili sauce and rubbed with crushed red peppers to make its unique rind and bold flavor. You’ll get a creamy texture like a traditional Dutch-style Gouda, but with a kick of heat. And we know what you’re thinking….

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Grand Cru with pilsner

Midwest Beer & Cheese Pairings

National Beer Day is coming up on April 7 and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than pairing Roth cheeses with our favorite Midwestern craft brews. Here are a few of our favorites: Grand Cru® Reserve + Capital Brewing Special Pilsner Grand Cru® Reserve is aged for more than six months in…

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Girl Scout with cookies and cheese

Girl Scout Cookies and Cheese Pairings

If there’s anything better than cheese and Girl Scout Cookies, it’s putting the two together. Trust us on this one. We’re really never more excited about a food other than cheese until it’s Girl Scout Cookie time, so naturally, we wanted to see how many sweet and salty combinations we could make. Luckily, many of…

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Seasonal cheese board

Seasonal Pairings for Your Holiday Cheese Board

When preparing to build a cheese board for the season, consider using cheeses and accompaniments that will make for a variety of sweet and savory pairings. You may not realize it, but while Roth cheeses can be enjoyed year-round, there is a seasonality to when cheeses are made. Alpine-style cheeses like Roth Grand Cru® for…

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Grand Cru Surchoix with old fashioned

Making Spirits Bright: Holiday Cheese + Cocktail Pairings

Make holiday entertaining easy with these four seasonal cheese + cocktail pairings.  Grand Cru® Surchoix + Wisconsin Brandy Old Fashioned World Champion Grand Cru® Surchoix is cellar-aged for more than 9 months to develop a deep, complex flavor. It’s like it’s made to stand up to Wisconsin’s favorite holiday cocktail – the traditional Wisconsin-style Brandy Old…

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Roth Sriracha Gouda cheese with honey

Cheese Pairings For The Holidays

The holidays are the best time of year to share good drinks and great food with friends and family. The simplest way to impress is to artfully pair cheeses with your favorite wine, beer, and spirits. And though it seems difficult, cheese pairings can be simple and fun if you stick with the basics. The general…

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Roth Cheese entertaining cheers

Cheese and IPA Pairing Ideas

Beer and cheese: both staples in a Wisconsinite’s diet. Both the beautiful result of controlled fermentation. Put them together, and a happy marriage of flavor and texture follows. As we celebrate National IPA Day, consider pairing Roth cheeses with your favorite IPAs. The IPA, or Indian Pale Ale, is a hop-heavy beer and one of…

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Roth Fontina fondue

Cheese Fondue Tips

Fondue is a communal dish that brings friends and family together. There’s just something about a pot of bubbling, gooey cheese that makes people smile! On National Fondue Day, we’re sharing our top tips to make sure your next fondue gathering goes smoothly. Remember to Stir Fondue needs to be stirred frequently to keep the…

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Roth Grand Cru Reserve cheese on cheese board

How to Pair Wine and Cheese

It’s national drink wine day, so we’re celebrating the only way we know how – with our favorite wine and cheese pairings. Armed with just a little knowledge and curiosity, you can learn how to pair wine and cheese at home. Here are some of our favorite duos: Alpine-style cheese + Riesling Grand Cru® washed-rind Alpine-style…

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Cheese board with nuts, grapes, and asparagus

Arranging Your Holiday Cheese Board

                  Once you’ve sliced your cheese and selected your accompaniments, its time to start arranging your board. Here are five tips to keep in mind when building your holiday cheese board: 1. Start with the cheese The cheese is the most important part of your board so…

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Candy and cheese pairings top view

How To Make a Halloween Cheeseboard

October is full of things we can’t resist, like pumpkin spice, Halloween candy, and October-inspired craft beer.  Now also on our list: cheese. Making a cheeseboard for Halloween parties, gatherings or dinner during your trick-or-treat duties is simple and fun. Just gather some cheeses, your favorite candy and try some new flavor pairings. The Cheese This cheeseboard…

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Dill Havarti and radish bites

Our New Favorite Pairing: Havarti + Radish

Looking for an easy appetizer or new twist on your plain ol’ cheeseboard? Top a radish slice with a square slice of Roth Havarti cheese, then sprinkle the top with coarse sea salt. Try many Havarti flavors like dill (pictured), jalapeno or original. What you’ll need: 1 package (6 or 8 ounce) Roth Havarti cheese 1 bunch fresh…

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Wine & Cheese Pairings

Valentine’s Day Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide

Peanut butter and jelly, ketchup and mustard, milk and cookies. Out of the all-time great food pairings, one reigns supreme: wine and cheese. Wine and cheese is practically a Valentine’s Day requirement. There’s nothing more romantic (or libido boosting!) than cuddling up with your love over a deliciously crafted spread of Roth cheese paired with…

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