Extra Sharp + Eggplant

Extra Sharp’s citrusy tang perfectly complements the cool flavor and mild acidity of eggplant. Top scored eggplant halves with grated Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese, drizzle with tomato sauce, bake, and garnish with chopped basil for a delicious, unexpected side dish.

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Farmhouse Reserve + Pickled Radishes

Farmhouse Reserve’s sharp sophistication pairs perfectly with vibrant, tangy pickled radishes. Top rye cocktail bread with slices of Farmhouse Reserve Chedddar Cheese, cream cheese, and pickled radishes for a refreshingly tangy and creamy canapé. 

Vermont Sharp + Roasted Red Pepper

Vermont Sharp’s slight acidity and full-flavored, buttery tang goes great with the tender, subtle sweetness of roasted red peppers. Fold grated Vermont Sharp Cheddar Cheese and diced roasted red peppers into an omelet for an extraordinary breakfast.

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Lite50 Sharp + Portobello 

Lite50 Sharp Cheddar’s creamy smoothness is pure heaven paired with the earthy meatiness of Portobellos. Top Portobellos with pizza sauce and grated Lite50 Sharp Cheddar and bake for a fun twist on pizza night.

Seriously Sharp + Sun Dried Tomatoes 

Seriously Sharp’s bold flavor is the perfect match for the intensely sweet tanginess of sun dried tomatoes. Combine shredded Seriously Sharp Cheddar Cheese, chopped sun dried tomatoes, cream cheese, and chives for an unbelievable spread to serve with crackers.


Monterey Jack + Kimchi

Monterey Jack’s mild creaminess offsets sour, spicy kimchi for a combination that’s unexpectedly delicious. Layer Monterrey Jack Cheese and Kimchi between two slices of your favorite bread to make an unforgettable grilled cheese.


Still hungry for more? Explore our full cheese pairing guide to discover how to enjoy award-winning Cabot cheese with almost any kitchen sidekick—or to build a magazine worthy cheese plateAlso check out our Outdoor Entertaining and BBQ Recipes to discover more recipes that feature the wonderful taste of grilled vegetables.