Historians believe that Muenster originated in Alsace, France. Others give the honor to its neighbor, Germany. In Wisconsin, Muenster was among the first semi-soft cheeses European immigrants made in the late 1800’s, and Americans quickly developed a taste for it. Wisconsin Muenster tastes milder, and the firmer texture helped it gain popularity as a slicing cheese for sandwiches.
Mild to mellow, faint aroma, savory; creamier with age
Add a new twist to toasted cheese sandwiches or to your next cheeseburger. Muenster melts superbly on top of casseroles or pizza. Combine avocado slices, shredded Muenster, olives, hard boiled eggs, green onions and celery. Serve in pita bread pockets.