ORIGIN: Milton Creamery, Iowa
A perennial customer favorite, Prairie Breeze has become known as "that cheese with the little crunchy bits." Those are protein crystals, the byproduct of aging; they provide a fun textural contrast with the sweet, creamy paste of this cheddar. Prairie Breeze is beer's best friend.
Beverage pairings: your favorite beer, Sangiovese, Merlot
Accompaniments: bacon, onions, pickles, mustard