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Wisconsin Cheese

Moedelestrie | Dec 29, 201003:34 PM

This summer we plan on spending a couple of weeks touring Wisconsin where our grandchild will be attending college in Madison. My wife is a mid-westerner and we lived in Chicago and Western Michigan for about ten years. We currently live on the Vermont/ Quebec border and have gotten used to eating really good cheese and fine breads. I was wondering what was available in terms of good cheese and breads in and around Wisconsin. I have tasted what is supposedly good Wisconsin cheese but I always thought the wax goes only on the outside. I remember some good cheddar in Michigan and the Country Dairy in New Era served a great hamburger with some fine cheese curds and acceptable cheeses but Wisconsin seems to make cheese only for those who relish quantity over any quality.
I am sure there are some fine artisanal cheeses made in Wisconsin and would appreciate any heads up. I am not expecting a fine Muenster like those from Alsace but a cheddar as good as what Kraft Canada sells in Canada would be acceptable. As a heads up anyone visiting Canada you might want to try Kraft's Crackerbarrel Cheese here in Canada it is nothing like what I once bought in Chicago.

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