How to Cut Cheese Like a Pro

No gathering is complete without the right cheeseboard to spice up the party. But, how do you cut cheese so it looks like this: We’re here to tell you how. And, it’s really quite easy. Here are some of our favorite ways to cut cheese that will add some visual flair to your next cheese board….

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…

4 Cheese Knives You Need In Your Kitchen

We’ve all been there. You’re at a friend’s dinner party, and the cheese board with those odd looking knives comes out. Not wanting to commit a social faux pas, you shy away from it, or just stick to the knives you know. We’ll take a look at the most common cheese knives you’ll encounter at…

How to Create a Cheeseboard

How To Create The Perfect Cheeseboard

Whether you’re just getting into creating your own cheese boards or are a self-proclaimed expert, we could all use some brushing up on the best practices to cut and prepare cheese for your next party. Cheese Prep When both buying and cutting cheese, a good rule of thumb is to account for one to two…

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….

5 Ways to Use Blue Cheese

Whether you’re hosting a party at your house with your closet friends and family or looking for new creative ways to use cheese in your weekly dinner plans, blue cheese is the answer. It adds big flavor and is one of the most versatile cheeses you’ll find – eat it on a cheeseboard, crumbled, spread…

Rustic vegetable flatbread

Our Favorite Flatbread Recipes

Flatbreads are a must-have for your recipe collection. They’re ridiculously easy to make and are versatile enough to make as an appetizer, light lunch, or even a fun dinner. These are some of our all-time favorite flatbread recipes! Chicken Avacado Flatbread: Bacon, chicken, Ultimate Mac & Cheese Shred Blend, and avocado. Can it get any better…

Avocado Green Goddess Sandwiches

5 Easy Lunch Recipes

Whether it’s a weekday or the weekend, your lunch plans don’t have to be boring. These recipes are some of Roth fans’ all-time favorites and trust us, you won’t be disappointed. Harvest Couscous Salad. Although this salad is a fall favorite, it can be enjoyed anytime throughout the year. Plus, it features our tangy, but…

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…

Cheese board with pistachios

Slicing Cheese for Your Holiday Cheese Board

From rounds to wedges and blocks, different types of cheese come in different shapes and sizes and can be cut using a variety of cheese tools. To make it easy, we’ve put together a simple guide with tips and tricks for cutting cheese like a pro.               1. Pick…

Selecting Cheeses for Your Holiday Cheese Board

During the holiday season, cheese boards offer an eclectic assortment of flavorful items for guests to graze on as a snack or enjoy as an appetizer or dessert.   But with so many wonderful cheeses to choose from, how do you know where to start? Here are four steps to help make it easy to…

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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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…

Charred watermelon cheese wedges

Charred Watermelon Cheese Wedges

  The best appetizers are the ones that are surprisingly easy and always impress your guests. This new watermelon appetizer is topped with high-quality ingredients so you don’t need to work too hard. High-quality olive oil, salt and award-winning Grand Cru cheese add sophistication. Grand Cru is an Alpine-style cheese is available in three different ages –…

Dill Havarti Pasta Salad Lunch Box

Switch up lunch with this fun lunch box featuring Roth’s Dill Havarti and Van Gogh Original Gouda!

For the Dill Havarti Pasta Salad:
1 cup fresh or frozen peas
2 cups broccoli florets
12 ounces dry spiral pasta or other small pasta shapes
1 cup cooked chickpeas
2 cups Roth® Dill Havarti Cheese, cut into stars or other small shapes
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 medium lemon, or to taste
Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe instructions here!

For the Hasselback Apple with Cheese:
1 apple, spiralized and cored
Juice of 1/2 lemon
3 triangular slices of Roth® Van Gogh Original Gouda Cheese

Recipe instructions here!

Fontina Ham Zucchini Kebabs Lunch Box

Send your kids to school with this quick and easy lunch box idea with Roth’s Fontina and Original Havarti Cheeses!

For the Fontina Zucchini Kebabs:
3 slices deli ham
1 small zucchini, shaved into ribbon
3 black olives
2-4 ounces Roth® Fontina Cheese, thickly sliced and cut into flowers or other small shapes

Recipe instructions here!

For the Havarti Watermelon Mint Salad:
4 ounces Roth® Original Havarti Cheese, thickly sliced and cut into butterflies or other small shapes
2 cups watermelon cut in 1-inch cubes
6 thinly sliced mint leaves

Recipe instructions here

 

 

Pesto Gouda Turkey Pinwheel Wrap Lunch Box

Use Roth’s Van Gogh® Original Gouda Cheese in this quick and tasty lunch box!

For the Pesto Gouda Turkey Pinwheel Wraps:
2 8-inch flour tortillas
4 tablespoons store-bought pesto, preferably fresh
4 ounces thinly sliced Van Gogh® Original Gouda Cheese
6 thin slices deli turkey
Lettuce leaves

Recipe instructions here!

For the Gouda Caprese Bites:
Roth Van Gogh® Original Gouda Cheese, cut into 6 small flowers or other small shapes
6 medium basil leaves, folded
6 large cherry tomatoes

Recipe instructions here!

Buffalo blue deviled eggs

Buffalo Blue “Deviled” Eggs

Skip the extra kitchen appliances and cheat your way to great “deviled” eggs. What you’ll need: 1 package (4 ounces) Roth Buttermilk Blue cheese 1 dozen hard boiled eggs, cut in half hot sauce, for topping How to do it 1. Crumble blue cheese 2. Sprinkle blue cheese over eggs. Top with your favorite hot sauce. Find more inspiration…

3-chile pepper gouda with mango

3 Chile Pepper Gouda + Mango

Looking for an appetizer that will leave your guests asking for more? Top slices of Roth 3 Chile Pepper Gouda with mango. Drizzle with honey for a hot/sweet kick that’s perfect for summer nights. What you’ll need: 1 package (8 ounces) Roth 3 Chile Pepper Gouda Cheese 1-2 mangoes honey, for drizzling How to do it 1. Slice cheese…

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…

Cheese board with mangos, olives, and cherries

Summer Cheeseboard Tips

Summer is one of the best times of year to make a cheeseboard. Fresh fruits and vegetables are plentiful, backyard barbeques are frequent and we need more things to pair with the extra wine consumed on our patios. When you want to put together a cheeseboard for guests, sometimes getting starting is the hardest part….

Grilled Cheese Four Ways

When you need a quick and tasty dinner idea, especially in the summer, grilled cheese is the answer. But not just any grilled cheese! Try one of these upgraded flavor combinations featuring Roth specialty cheeses and other fresh, fun toppings. The Presto Roth Van Gogh Original Gouda is the star here! Layer the gouda with…

How to Make a Spring Cheese Board

It’s finally Spring! Whether you’re making a cheese board for a party, a shower, or just because, you might as well make it as lovely, tasty, and seasonal as possible. Here’s our latest inspiration: STEP 1: Choose your cheese We recommend starting with a creamy, flavored Havarti. Roth Horseradish Havarti has just enough kick without overpowering your palate. Plus,…

Alpine asparagus finger rolls

In Season Now: Asparagus

Some people get excited for spring because the days get longer. Some look forward to the first crocuses pushing their heads out of the dirt. Then there are those of us who go gaga over spring’s most delicious bounty: Good, fresh asparagus. There are so many ways to enjoy the seasonal bounty, but this is…

Turkey and smoked gouda panini

A Turkey & Smoked Gouda Panini With Flair

When you’re looking for something a little more substantive and sophisticated than your tried and true grilled cheese, try this turkey and smoked gouda press. Start with a buttered French baguette and add sliced turkey—we love it with sliced roast turkey from the deli counter, but we’ve also made it with leftover turkey. The savory…

Hot and cheesy corn dip

Hot & Cheesy Corn Dip

By: Meggan Hill, Culinary Hill I never met a hot, cheesy dip I didn’t love, but I have a special place in my heart for this Hot Corn Dip. And it’s definitely the cheese. Any dip can taste great when it’s loaded with mayonnaise and sour cream, but to make a dip taste special, you…

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…

Valentine's Day Cheese Board for Two

Romancing the Cheese Board

There are plenty of ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Of course, our favorite is with cheese—that’s why we put together this little Valentine’s Day Cheese board for two. To keep it light enough for two, we only used two cheeses: Roth Buttermilk Blue® and Roth Original Havarti. Buttermilk Blue® is an exceptionally creamy blue cheese…

Cheese for Santa

Who needs cookies?

Skip the milk and cookies this year. You know what Santa really wants—Van Gogh Gouda and a fruity red wine.

Cheese and bock

Our favorite Grand Cru pairings

Grand Cru: Great with bock beer. Glorious with fig jam. Grand with apples. What are your favorite cheese pairings?  

Buttermilk Blue wedge

Up close with Buttermilk Blue

It’s delicious with pears, with chocolate, or crumbled on a steak, but our Buttermilk Blue looks (and tastes) pretty good all by itself, too.

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Lobster mac & cheese

Nothing tops a rich mac & cheese, except when it’s loaded with lobster and Roth GranQueso. Get the recipe here.

Holiday brunch

Brunch? Just say quiche.

Try this make-ahead brunch staple for your holiday guests: Grand Cru, mushroom, leek and bacon quiche. What we love: It’s as good room temp as it is fresh from the oven. What makes it even better: When you serve it up alongside mimosas. That’s a way to celebrate. Get the quiche recipe here.

Cheeseboard video link

How to build a cheese board

What will you be putting on your holiday cheese boards? We’re thinking some Grand Cru, Havarti, GranQueso, and Buttermilk Blue would be lovely.  

Holiday cheese board

Holiday Cheeseboard

  Nothing says Happy Thanksgiving like a festive cheeseboard. We hope you have a wonderful holiday.

Swedish meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

These simply superior Swedish meatballs were made with Roth Van Gogh Gouda.

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Fall Greens Stuffed Mushrooms

  Grand Cru‘s earthy-nutty-savory tones make it a mushroom’s match made in heaven. You have to try these Fall Greens Stuffed Mushrooms.

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Fig and Romaine Salad

Figs, pears, Roth Grand Cru and balsamic glaze make a good salad—but searing the romaine hearts first? That makes a great salad.

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Happy Halloween!

Hope you have a spooktacular Halloween!

Fall cheeseboard

Autumn Cheeseboard

It’s high time for a perfectly autumnal cheeseboard, don’t you think? Fill your board with Moody Blue, Granqueso Reserve, Van Gogh Vintage Gouda and Grand Cru Reserve.

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Chicken and Waffles

Craving something new for brunch? Skip the syrup and pair your waffles with chicken, Grand Cru, honey mayo, cabbage and rice-vinegar-pickled cucumbers.    

Ramen grilled cheese

Ramen Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Yeah, we did it: Grand Cru grilled cheese with ramen as “bread.” Verdict: Reminded our taste-testers of mac and cheese, but in sandwich form. Would you try it?

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Cheese Board Perfection

How to make the perfect cheese board? Pay attention to every delicious detail.

Grand Cru Reserve wedge upright

The Pinnacle of Original

Have you tried Roth Grand Cru Reserve? This American original shines in a salads, on a cheese board or melted into grown-up mac ‘n cheese.

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Corn, Pancetta and Grand Cru Pasta Salad

A few simple ingredients, treated well, can make an exemplary dish to bring to any party. Here, we made a simple pasta salad with fresh corn, fried pancetta, a little basil and grated Grand Cru. What looks good in your market, and how are you going to turn that into your next crowd-pleaser?  

Shrimp nachos

Shrimp Nachos

Looking for the perfect tailgate food? Try these shrimp nachos with Grand Cru and Prairie Sunset.

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Honey Crisp Apple Salad

You spent the afternoon picking fresh apples. Now give them a happy ending: Toss them in a salad with our Buttermilk Blue.

Making chili at a picnic

Green Chili with Shredded Roth Grand Cru

For your next tailgate, might we recommend an upgrade: Top your green chili with shredded Roth Grand Cru. Our taste-testers loved this Green Chili recipe.

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Grand Cru Eggplant Discs

Summer’s last hurrah tastes like this: Blistered eggplant rounds, tomato caper relish and grated Grand Cru.  

Cheese board picnic

Picnic season

  Summer is for picnics. Picnics are for cheese boards.

National Waffle Day

National Waffle Day you say? We see your waffle day, and raise you a chicken and waffle sandwich with Grand Cru, honey mayo, cabbage, and rice-vinegar-pickled cukes.

Shrimp salad video link

Grilled Shrimp Salad

Dinner tonight: Grilled shrimp salad party with Horseradish Havarti!

Cheese and mustard crackers at a picnic

National Mustard Day

National Mustard Day? To us, it’s National Cheese and Mustard Day—and we’re celebrating with a pairing picnic. What’s on our board? Original Havarti and horseradish mustard, Grand Cru Original and stone ground mustard, Van Gogh Vintage Gouda and sweet and spicy mustard.

Cheese and cracker tower

American Cheese Society Win

No matter how you slice it (or grate it), Roth Cheese is a winner! We had a great time at the American Cheese Society awards last week: Our Roasted Garlic Raclette took home a first place ribbon, and we also won awards for our GranQueso, GranQueso Reserve, Grand Cru Surchoix, Smoked Fontina, and Pavino.

Watermelon & Grand Cru

Watermelon and Grand Cru — 3 Ways

Shave Grand Cru over an arugula salad, simply dressed with cubes of watermelon tossed throughout. Enjoy a fresh and fruity take on a vegetarian burger: Brush a thick slab of watermelon with olive oil, grill for about five minutes per side, and melt Grand Cru on top. Serve on buns with your usual burger fixings. Top…

Grilled peaches

Grilled Peaches with Grand Cru®

An idea for your next cookout: Grill peaches. Top with peppery greens, shaved Grand Cru, and balsamic drizzle.

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Southern-Style Pimento Cheese Spread

Do as the Southerners do with their cheese dip: add pimentos, scallions, Ultimate Mac & Cheese shred blends and a splash of hot sauce.

Summer Salad Heaven

Summer Salad Heaven

Strawberries + asparagus + peppery arugula + nutty Grand Cru = our idea of summer salad heaven.

Tomato and dill havarti grilled cheese

Tomato & Dill Havarti Grilled Cheese

Things are getting really cheesy around here…Check out this Tomato and Dill Havarti Grilled Cheese with Garlic Aioli.

Wasabi salmon sandwich

Wasabi Havarti Grilled Cheese

Plain grilled cheese was so yesterday. Make your grilled cheese bold and adventurous with some wasabi, smoked salmon and Havarti.

Who said muffins had to be for breakfast? Try these Mac  & Cheese Muffins for any meal! #Roth #macandcheese

Mac and Cheese Muffins

Who said muffins had to be for breakfast? Try these Mac & Cheese Muffins with Roth Ultimates for any meal!

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Havarti Blackberry Crostini

Upgrade your appetizer game this spring with these delicious Havarti Blackberry Crostinis. They’re the perfect combo of savory and sweet.

Did your jaw drop when you saw this sliced potato stuffed with Havarti cheese? #Havarti #Roth #bakedpotato

Havarti Sliced Baked Potato

Did your jaw drop when you saw this sliced potato stuffed with Havarti cheese? We’re definitely still drooling.

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Tomato Soup + Grilled Cheese Skewers

Grilled cheese and tomato soup is always grand—but we especially love it with a pop of bold jalapeño spice and Jalapeño Havarti.

Cheese with jam

Dinner is Coming

The cheese is for The Watch. …for the watch party, that is.

Time to get gooey!

Ultimate Mac & Cheese

Adult mac & cheese? Yes, please! The Ultimate Mac&Cheese blend melts and browns to perfect ooey-gooey cheesy goodness.

Roth cheese platter

The Perfect Platter

A little sweet + a little salty + a touch of crunch + something spreadable + a whole lot of cheese.

Grand Cru Reserve wedge with beverage

Gin & Crus

Did you know the piney tang of gin and the nutty earthiness of Roth Grand Cru Reserve are a match made in heaven? Add a slice of lime, a splash of tonic, and your tastebuds will be off on a real adventure.