A semisoft cheese with a buttery-ivory color and a mild flavor. Named after its American creator, David Jacks, a cheesemaker near Monterey, California, Jack cheese is made from pasteurized whole. Unaged jack is ripened for a week, has high moisture and good melting properties making it good for sandwiches, cooked dishes, and sauces!
Geak Clasic (Monteray Jack)
Some versions include jalapeno chile, garlic and dill. Aged (dry) jack is a pale yellow color with a firm texture and a rich, sharp, slightly nutty flavor. Aged jack is often used as a grating cheese and can be found in specialty cheese shops.