Tequila Infused Queso

Tequila Infused Queso Recipe

The only thing better than warm crispy chips and melty queso is an added splash of tequila.   This decadent dish features Bongards® Super Melt™ American Cheese with sautéed tomatoes, onion, garlic, spicy jalapeño, and a punch of tequila. Top off your bowl of creamy, cheesy goodness with pico de gallo and serve with crunchy tortilla…

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Cheese snacking innovation is on the rise

Cheese Snacks

Bongards Cheese Curds and String Cheeses were recently featured in a Food Business News article outlining the most promising new products in snacking cheese innovation. Click HERE to see the feature! In the cover article FBN talks about how snacking behavior has been on the rise in the US and today 3 in 5 consumers say…

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Petite Beef Sliders

Petite Beef Sliders

For a fun and premium twist on the traditional burger try Bongards Petite Beef Sliders.  Form dry-aged beef into three petite burgers and grill. Top each with a slice of Bongards Pepper Jack Cheese, then place on gourmet slider buns with micro greens and red onion slices. Finish with thick-cut pickle slices (and homemade ketchup for…

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Gourmet Wood Fire Grilled Tuna Melt

Gourmet Tuna Melt with Charred Radicchio Recipe

Three types of cheese make this tuna melt extra special. Top toasty, thick-sliced whole-grain bread with diced crispy pancetta and charred radicchio. Spread with a light and creamy mixture of chunky Ahi tuna, green onion, celery and mayo. Arrange Bongards Provolone, Cheddar, and Mozzarella natural cheese slices over the top and broil until the cheese is…

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The Story Behind Every Slice

The Story Behind Every Slice

The success of Bongards Premium Cheese comes down to high-quality cheese crafted using time honored recipes and the freshest milk. Bongards’ products are consistently sought after in a variety of segments from foodservice to food manufacturers to c-stores.  The secret to crafting a craveable cheese requires starting with the best ingredients. Making cheese on a…

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Bongards Patron Jer-Lindy Farms wins the US Dairy Sustainability award

Bongards Patron Jer-Lindy Farms wins the US Dairy Sustainability award

The Jennissen family are Bongards patrons and have been recognized with a 2016 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability. The 200-cow Brooten, Minn., farm was acknowledged for its multi-generational commitment to a number of innovative sustainable practices. Highlights include reducing the farm’s energy use by 20 percent by utilizing an energy efficiency…

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Brunchin’ for Lunch: Life Beyond French Toast

Boy holding up egg for brunch

Everyone knows students circle “French Toast Day” on their lunch calendars, and look forward to enjoying this sweet breakfast classic at noontime, too. But there are lots of other ways to take nutrition-smart breakfast fare into the lunch hour and beyond – and deliver dishes that offer solid nutrition with rock-star kid appeal. Fuel them…

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Breakfast ideas that are trending Millennial

Breakfast Ideas

Here are some easy-prep ideas for turning classic breakfast ingredients into hearty, cheese-alicious lunch and dinner faves: Chicken and Biscuit Breakfast – a fried chicken breast over a flaky buttermilk biscuit, topped with two poached eggs and a spicy queso sauce made with Bongards White Super Melt Process American Loaf. Chile Verde Benedict – pulled…

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Breakout Breakfasts: Why protein is powering the all-day opportunity

Breakout Breakfasts: Why protein is powering the all-day opportunity

More and more foodservice operators are jumping on the “all-day breakfast” train, and it’s easy to see why. According to Technomic’s Consumer Trend Report series, about 35% of patrons wish restaurants offered breakfast fare for lunch, and 30% wish restaurants served breakfast food for dinner. Why? It’s not just about the treasured tastes, unique flavors…

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Bongards: One Passion Since 1908

The Bongards Story - Discover what makes our dairy co-op so unique and so right for today.

Bongards has been crafting premium cheese, with care, since 1908. The quality that Bongards customers have come to enjoy is delivered through a passion for perfection. We strive to create the ideal cheese to meet our customers’ needs whether that be a ghost pepper slice for a limited time sandwich or the perfect mozzarella stretch…

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