When thinking about Ohio, specifically Portage County, cheese is not the first thing that comes to mind. Lush green pastures of the various farms, quaint small towns that appear frozen in time, and narrow dirt roads leading to who-knows-where dot this beautiful countryside. Yet dotted throughout the county are artisans yielding their craft and producing fresh, sweet, and often surprising goat’s milk cheese beyond compare. One such artisan is Jean Mackenzie, founder and President of Mackenzie Creamery in Hiram, Ohio. Continue reading
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I am putting together a series on Ohio cheese makers (yes, we make cheese here in the Buckeye state) and am asking for you, dear readers, to put your two cents in.
Drop me a line in the comments section and tell me what your favorite Ohio cheese is, where you buy it, is it farmstead or artisan and what dairy or creamery makes it. You don’t have to be from Ohio to offer a suggestion. So let’s hear it House Mouse fans!