Rich in Variety! In a blind taste test, our staff compared four N.H.-made cheeses perfect for impressing guests at your next holiday gathering.Landaff CreameryThe Landaff cheese from the Landaff Creamery is delicious and unique. The taste is mild but with a nice combination of flavors and a bit tangy. It also has a smooth, semi-firm texture and cave-aged rind. With this on your cheese plate guests are sure to be impressed.Landaff Cheese
1 pound for $14.99
546 Mill Brook Rd.
landaffcreamery.comFox Country Smoke HouseThe Fox Country Smoke House has given the familiar taste of gouda a big kick in the form of a smoky aftertaste. With a creamy texture and semi-mild taste, this is a cheese everyone is sure to like.Smoked Gouda
1 pound for $11.40
164 Briar Bush Rd.
oldehousesmokehouse.comAnd the Winner Is...Sandwich CreameryThe Sandwich Creamery produces New Hampshire's only cheddar, probably because no other cheddars dare to be compared to it. This is traditional farmhouse aged cheddar cheese - sharp with a wonderful aroma and texture. This cheese is sure to please everyone at your next holiday gathering. Cheddar
sandwichcreamery.comBoggy Meadow FarmThe Smoked Baby Swiss cheese from Boggy Meadow Farm is a well-known New Hampshire farmstead cheese. You'll find it on our Best of NH 2010 list and for good reason - this is a cheese with a ton of flavor. It has a lovely smoky taste that doesn't overwhelm and adds nice character.Smoked Baby Swiss
1 pound for $13
13 Boggy Meadow Ln.
This article appears in the November 2010 issue of New Hampshire Magazine