Can I freeze cheese?
We do not recommend freezing cheese because it changes its texture, usually resulting in the cheese being crumbly. However, if the cheese has been frozen, thaw it in the refrigerator and use it in cooking recipes such as omelets, casseroles, sandwich melts, etc.
What are those white crystals sometimes seen in cheese?
They are likely calcium lactate crystals, which can develop as a part of the aging process. These crystals can appear on various cheeses, including cheddar. They are safe to eat and do not affect the flavor of the cheese.
What are farmstyle shreds and how are they different from other shreds?
There are many different sizes and cuts of shredded cheese, including fine, fancy, and feather-cut. Farmstyle is a thicker-cut shred that can deliver bold cheesiness and flavor to any dish, as well as an excellent melt for the perfect cheese-pull. Farmstyle shreds can be used interchangeably with any other type of shredded cheese, and excel as a topping for tacos, lasagna, or salad, and as a stir-in ingredient for soups, casseroles, and dips. They can also be enjoyed on their own as a delicious snack .