Maryland is open for cheese business. Taste what Maryland has to offer. Taste three different styles of cheeses all from Vaughan Cheese's home state.
Maryland has so many incredible farmers all over the state that are passionate about their animals and making awesome cheese. Have 3 completely different styles of cheeses all made right in Vaughan Cheeses's home state.
The perfect bright and creamy chèvre.
Mixed with oil and herbs or completely plain, this chèvre is the perfect clean and tangy. It is clean and tangy with a soft and crumbly texture.
Imagine a cheese with the pleasant qualities of cheddar but with a funky finish- you've got Amber 16. Washed in Amber Sun Ale from 16 Mile Brewing Company in Delaware. The bright orange rind has a very slight bloom while the paste is a slightly funky and bitter with a long and sweet finish.
These beautiful 8 pound square tomme-style wheels are one of Meadow Creek Dairy’s 3 produced cheeses and were the Dairy’s first cheese ever produced. Creamy and velvety, Appalachian is so easy to love. The notes of cream, lemon, butter, and mushroom are all perfectly balanced with a long and vibrant finish.
Without question, the most delicious granola bars ever.
Awesome Bars in Petaluma, California make singularly delicious granola bars. They use all natural ingredients with no preservatives, no protein powders, and no GMO products. We love them for breakfast, snacks, with cheeses crumbled up, or just whenever we need a boost of awesome.
A punchy and bright blue
This Stilton-esque blue is sure to satisfy the blue loves and Maryland cheese fanatics alike. The paste is creamy and bright with a punchy mineral finish and a definite briney palate.
Sending cheese as a surprise birthday present! Awesome work! When the birthday cheese lover opens the box they'll love a happy birthday banner, balloons, and colorful tissue paper, and your note will be written on an awesome cheesy card. Don't forget to let us know what to write on the card in the notes section during checkout.
A sweet and grassy American cheddar
The most ideal expression of American cheddar cheese, this cheddar will win over crowds for sure. It is full flavored with a creamy and warm palate finishing so sweet and grassy.
This award-winning, interesting and creamy washed rind is the perfect introduction to stinky cheese. It is clean and savory with a smooth and pliable texture- not too pungent but still earthy and interesting. It is hand flipped and washed every other day using a liquid of water, salt, and the cultures geotrichum and brevibacterium linens
The perfect expression of terroir- this collaboration between Anne Saxelby in NYC and Jasper Hill Farm in VT won First Runner Up for Best of Show by the American Cheese Society in 2018. The wheels are brine washed for six months then coated in hay from Jasper Hill’s one of a kind cropping center. The cheese is an exploration into the impact of the cow’s diet o n the finished cheese. It is firm, nutty, and complex with flavors of caramel, chestnut honey, earth, toasted bread, and tropical fruit.
Everything you need for a cheese party of 7 or more. A gift box includes:
.5 lbs of 5 different seasonal cheeses
full description cards of each cheese
Small bag of Lyon Bakery lavache crackers
3 oz jar of Sidehill Farm Jam (choice of Wild Blueberry, Cinnamon Pear, Damson Plum, or Strawberry Rhubarb)
5.75 oz Jar of Fools Gold Wildflower Honey
2 oz jar of Mustard & Co. mustard
Specialty chocolate bar from Videri Chocolate Factory
Meat Crafters Salami (choice of Dillio, Chorizo, Porcini, or Fuet)
a Vaughan Cheese exclusive cheese tasting book (keep track of your favorite cheeses)
Field of Creams
a fluffy and herbaceous bloomy rind
This fluffy 1/2 lb wheel of bloomy goodness is the perfect balance between herbed, spiced, warming, and lactic. The fluffy, mottled rind is dotted with woodland herbs while the paste retains its smooth and creamy white color.
A craveable 1-year old gouda with incredible texture
Owned by Tammy and Ron Lubsen who immigrated from the Netherlands in 1980, Forx Farm buys its high-quality milk from Southern Oaks Jersey Farm & Creamery just 30 minutes away. This 1 year old gouda has tropical fruit flavors with notes of toasted nuts and sweet cream.
The ideal hard and crumbly cheese that is incredibly balanced and wildly delicious. The paste is crumbly and pleasantly granular with bright acidity and mineral driven with tropical fruit notes, honey, and sourdough bread.
These ashed and bloomy wheels are beyond satisfying with their fudgy paste and tangy palate. Wheels have a bright white, tangy, and fudgy paste with a shockingly contrasting rind coated in French pine ash.
Rockin’ spicy, irreverent, and next level delicious coarse ground mustard.
Lusty Monk only uses mustard seed, vinegar, and salt. What makes it SO SPICY? The secret is in cold-processing and holding that keeps the spicy mustard oil intact.
Meat Crafters Salami
Incredibly delicious Maryland made salami from
Meat Crafters in Landover, Maryland
Fuet Salami - These balanced and uncomplicated salami follow a recipe from Northern Spain. Made only with Duroc pork, salt, and pepper it showcases the transformative power of the fermentation and aging process.
Dillio Salami - These delicious Italian inspired salami are made with Duroc pork, dill pollen, garlic, and red wine. The subtle dill flavor is wonderfully aromatic.
Porcini Salami- Made with Duroc pork, salt, pepper, and porcini mushrooms, this salami is delicious, balanced, and appropriately mushroomy.
Chorizo- This Spanish-style sausage is made with the perfect balance of pork, paprika, garlic, cayenne, salt, and pepper. The right balance of spicy and savory.
be surprised by a selection of what’s super delicious right now
Pass the time by enjoying and learning about delicious cheeses. Owner, Megan, will surprise you with cheeses that are super delicious right now. Each box is different and unique, will support Vaughan Cheese, and help us remain open.
a $45 box includes at least 1.25 lbs of cheese
a $65 box includes at least 2 lbs of cheese
a $130 box includes at least 4 lbs of cheese
all boxes include descriptions of the cheeses and a cheese tasting book to keep track of your tasty bites
Merry Goat Round Spruce Reserve
A spoonable gooey goat’s milk
This strapping gentleman is best when you take his top off. No- seriously- just cut off the top before it warms up and spoon it out. It has a very loose and spoonable paste that is woodsy, lactic, and vegetal with a coating palate and a very long finish.
A creamy and bitter washed rind- perfect for beer pairings.
These 12 pound wheels are made as a nod to Morbier- with a tacky orange rind and a line of ash in the center. The perfect pairing for microbrews, this creamy washed rind is perfectly balanced, creamy, and bitter with a long and slightly bitter finish from being washed.
Head to the top of the mountain with this six-ounce pyramid of bloomy, ashed, slightly blue deliciousness!. The patchy blue, grey, and white mold rind gives way to a creamline soul and a flyffy interior that tastes like minerals and hay.
An Alpine style wheel which is the perfect cheese expression of the farm’s mountainous terrain.
These beautiful 14 lb Alpine-style wheels are one of Meadow Creek Dairy’s 3 produced cheeses. It is smooth and supple cheese with a paste that dissolves on the tongue- buttery rich with notes of roasted nuts and finishing with a rich, beefy, and caramel flavors
A perfectly balanced ode to the South with local whiskey soaked fig leaves
An ode to the south- these wheels are wrapped in Chattanooga Whiskey soaked local fig leaves. It is complex and nuanced with a fun balance of salty-sweet-savory. Notes of sassafras, bacon, dark chocolate, and tropical fruit
A truly unique aged goat’s milk that is surprisingly creamy and floral
This wonderfully delicate and creamy semi-hard goat's milk cheese is made using traditional cheesemaking techniques with modern equipment. With a long floral and granular finish, Verigoat is a perfectly delicious cheese- great for snacking, cheese boards, or cooking.
Be a part of keeping American farms open and supported during the Covid-19 crisis. 10% of sales donated to Anne Saxelby Legacy Fund
Covid-19 has left the American cheese industry extremely vulnerable. Many small farms and specialty artisans across the country are hurting right now. Let’s work together to keep them open. Each purchase of a Victory Cheese box is a 10% donation to World Central Kitchen and gets you:
Dark Milk Bar (55%) | a perfectly balanced dark and creamy bar
Videri Chocolate Factory makes this amazingly dark 90% Chocolate Bar. It is fruity and complex without being sweet, bitter, or overly astringent. It’s a crazy chocolate experience on its own, and perfect addition to fun pairings.
The perfect Alpine cheese with a smooth and balanced paste
This perfectly balanced sweet and savory hard cheese has a beautifully granular yet firm texture and flavors of roasted almonds and thyme with a long and subtly sweet and herbaceous finish.
Don't beat around the bush with this plate- three showstopper cheeses that will impress, disappear, and then have everyone asking... what's that cheese?
Having guests with varied tastes over and want to impress everyone? Planning a party and just don't know what people will like? Going to someone's home and need bring something everyone will love? Fret not! This selection is sure to be a crowd pleaser with 3 straight-up delicious cheeses.