Definition of cheddar
: a hard white, yellow, or orange smooth-textured cheese with a flavor that ranges from mild to strong as the cheese matures —called also cheddar cheese
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Leading the salads is the fiambre ($14), which comes decked out with roasted red peppers, asparagus, green beans, chickpeas, cucumber, carrot, radish, egg, hearts of palm, cheddar and ginger-lime vinaigrette.
An example: the Viking Burger, which features cheddar cheese, red onion marmalade, bacon and barbecue sauce.
Dill weed ▪ 2 cups spaghetti sauce ▪ 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded) 1.
In a medium bowl, using a wooden spoon, blend the goat cheese with the cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, pimentos, scallions, relish, and onion powder.
While most felt this variety would work best with the sharp kick of a Wisconsin cheddar, this instead brought out the feeling of a soft cheese that had sat out for a bit too long.
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Origin and Etymology of cheddar
Cheddar, village in Somersetshire, England
First Known Use: 1646
CHEDDAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cheddar for English Language Learners
: a type of hard yellow, white, or orange cheese that is smooth
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