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also Col·by cheese  (kōl′bē)
A semihard, yellow, cow's milk cheese that has a mild flavor and moist texture.

[After Colby, the village in north-central Wisconsin where it was developed in 1874.]
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(Cookery) (sometimes not capital) NZ a type of mild-tasting hard cheese
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(ˈkoʊl bi)

a mild cheese similar to cheddar but softer and more open in texture.
[1940–45; appar. after a proper name]
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It is made up of the an 8oz burger with bacon and cheese topped with fried mushrooms and onions; a BBQ Burger topped with Colby cheese, onion rings, crispy bacon and Harvey's BBQ sauce; a bacon and cheese burger; and an original -- all piled high for [pounds sterling]24.95.
Mild Colby Cheese Recipe Ingredients * 2 gallons whole milk * 1/4 teaspoon MA 4000 or 1/4 cup cultured buttermilk * 1/4 teaspoon calcium chloride, diluted in 1/8 cup cool water (optional) * 1/8 teaspoon double-strength vegetarian rennet, diluted just before use in Vi cup cool, nonchlorinated water * 2 teaspoons sea salt, divided Equipment * 2-gallon pot, and a pot that will hold it * Thermometer * Ladle * Colander * Pot with lid * Cheesecloth * Tray or drain board * Cheese press and form * 1-gallon vacuum-sealable bag and vacuum sealer (optional) Colby is a mild, friendly cheese that doesn't need to age for long to be good.
THE 4X4 BURGER AT HARVEY'S This has four burgers - and is made up of the Main Street (a juicy 8oz burger with bacon, cheese topped with fried mushrooms & onions), the BBQ Burger (topped with Colby cheese, onion rings, crispy bacon and Harvey's BBQ sauce), the American (bacon & cheese) and the original - all piled high for PS24.95.
Choose a pepper Jack instead of a simple Colby cheese for a further flavor boost.
The sandwiches were raisin-bread buns, with lots of butter and Colby cheese. We peeled hard-boiled eggs and sprinkled them with salt and pepper.
Behavior of Listeria monocytogenes during the manufacture and storage of Colby cheese. J.
Saputo USA, based in Lincolnshire, Ill., recently introduced Frigo Cheese Heads Cheddar with Parmesan Notes Wisconsin Snacking Cheeses, cheddar cheese with notes of sweet and nutty Parmesan in a snack-size, available in a 10-pack; Frigo Cheese Heads Colby Habanero Wisconsin Snacking Cheeses, Colby cheese sticks infused with jalapeno and habanero peppers; and the Joan of Arc Goat Cheese Medallion Bag; all designed for consumers on the go.
First place: Tillamook for its Colby cheese; Rogue Creamery for its Oregon blue cheese.
My memories are still there, of traipsing over peat bogs in northern Minnesota for grouse, sitting in a duck blind on the edge of a slough, warm autumn sun on our backs, eating a Colby cheese on Wonderbread sandwich and drinking black coffee out of an old Thermos.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] MACARONI AND CHEESE 1 pound elbow macaroni or pasta shapes (such as shells or penne) 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 4 cups milk 1 cup grated mild cheddar cheese 1 cup grated Colby cheese 1 cup grated, white, smoked cheddar cheese Season salt to taste White pepper to taste 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1.
Cheeses from the exclusive Zingerman's Creamery of Ann Arbor fill a case, but the more typical and less expensive slabs of colby cheese are also nearby.
I don't care to be eatin' pork, beef, nothin' fried, no salt, no butter nor fat and in the mornin' hours I tend to enjoy Colby cheese for that's what pleases me best with my coffee which must be without caffein."