Watch the live making of an “Autumn Fiesta” grilled cheese

Our friends at the American Dairy Association of Indiana (ADAI) toasted up a fall-inspired “Autumn Fiesta” grilled cheese sandwich today at Heritage Ridge Creamery. Combining two of our most popular cheeses—Pepper-Jack and Thunder-Jack–this sandwich is an interesting twist on the traditional grilled cheese by using homemade cornbread, MMPA roll butter and hatch-chili-infused maple syrup. Each month this Continue reading

Get an inside-out grilled cheese at the Indiana State Fair

Grilled Cheese You Say? Yes, Please! Perfectly browned crispy cheddar cheese on the outside of two pieces of buttered garlic toast filled with hot gooey gouda cheese. YUM! I was finally getting to try the winning grilled cheese sandwich at the Indiana State Fair dubbed the “inside out grilled cheese” and it was worth the Continue reading

Meet our Farmers: JC Jerseys

JC Jerseys  |  Goshen, Indiana Starting his own dairy farm on October 25, 2014, Jesse fulfilled his dream of milking cows of his own. He gained experience from working on two local dairy farms and jumped at the chance to purchase a herd of 19 cows and rent a facility when it was offered. Fast Continue reading

Recipe: Salad on a Stick

Salad on a Stick

INGREDIENTS Salad: 1/2 cup fresh vegetables, cut into 1-inch chunks (suggestions: bell peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, tomato (cherry or grape), radish and mushrooms) (per serving) 1 – 1 1/2 ounces of Heritage Ridge Colby-Jack cheese cut into cubes (per serving) Honey Mustard Yogurt Dressing: 1 cup plain, fat free or low fat yogurt (per serving) 3 Continue reading

Meet our Farmers: MyBrook Farms

Mybrook Farm | Middlebury, Indiana Mike Oesch and daughter, Laura Yoder work like a well-oiled machine together on their family dairy: MyBrook Farms. Along side of them are Mike’s wife Judy, who is in charge of the bookkeeping, Laura’s husband Ryan,who teaches at the local middle school, and Laura’s three children. Laura’s daughter Hadley said, Continue reading

Toasting World Milk Day with our farmers

While cheese may be our favorite dairy product, on June 1 at Heritage Ridge Creamery we are drinking milk in celebration of World Milk Day. Today is a great time to raise a glass to the farmers who work hard 365 days a year to provide fresh, high quality milk! Heritage Ridge Creamery is proud Continue reading

Recipe: Roasted Tomato and Cheese Tart

Roasted Tomato and Cheese Tart with Spring Salad

INGREDIENTS 3 plum tomatoes 1 large red onion, cut into wedges 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1 refrigerated crust for 9-inch pie 2 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) reduced fat shredded Heritage Ridge Colby-Jack cheese 1 bag (10 ounces) spring salad mix 1 sprig fresh thyme (or 1/2 teaspoon, Continue reading

Pepper-jack tops Championship Cheese Contest

Heritage Ridge Grand Champions

Pepper-jack cheese produced under the Heritage Ridge Creamery brand at Michigan Milk Producers Association’s Middlebury, Indiana cheese plant was recently named Grand Champion Cheese. The award was presented by the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) last week at the federation’s annual meeting in California. The annual contest includes cheese made by dairy cooperatives belonging to NMPF. A record 194 Continue reading

Recipe: Pepper Jack Egg White Frittata

Pepper Jack Egg White Frittata

INGREDIENTS 1 quart liquid egg whites 1 (8-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed 1/4 cup red bell pepper, washed, stemmed, cored, diced 1/2 cup Pepper Jack cheese, shredded INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 10-inch oven-safe skillet with cooking spray. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; stir until combined. Pour egg mixture Continue reading