Three Ways to Eat Cheese Curds This Summer


by Wisconsin cheese

Our summer celebration of cheese curds continues. Have you entered our giveaway? If not, enter to win some curds right now, and then come back here for these amazing curd recipes.

As your official cheese curd resource, we feel obligated to share some fun and unique ways to serve curds this summer. While we highly recommend snacking on fresh curds straight from the bag, the fun doesn’t have to end there. Check out these three new ways to eat cheese curds in the summer issue of Grate. Pair. Share., our online magazine about cooking and entertaining with Wisconsin cheese.


  1. Deep Fried Cheese Curds
    You’ll find fried cheese curds on the menu at corner taverns, family diners and even fine dining establishments across Wisconsin and beyond. Follow our recipe for recreating this classic snack at home. After testing many methods, one was a clear winner: fresh curds are soaked in a mixture of buttermilk and beer, then drained and tossed in flour, baking powder, salt and pepper and deep fried to perfection. Try them with one of our four easy DIY dipping sauces!


  1. Biscuits with Cheese Curds and Blueberry Preserves
    Start your day with this sweet-savory combination – and it’s sure to be a good one. Top homemade biscuits with fresh curds and this recipe for blueberry preserves with thyme for a weekend brunch, or make a quick and easy breakfast on the go with pre-made biscuits and prepared jam. Either way, you win!


  1. Chorizo Burgers with Cheese Curd Corn Relish
    Mix up your grilling routine with these chorizo burgers topped with an easy relish made with chopped cheese curds, corn kernels, onion and cilantro. It’s the perfect mix of crunch and squeak, and can also be served with tortilla chips as an appetizer.

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