"Handkaese" is a German regional sour milk cheese, a culinary specialty from the Harz Mountain to Frankfurt region (state of Hesse), Named after the way it is made, "by hand." The Hand Cheese - or Harzer Cheese - has a distinct smell, slightly sour tastes and semi-hard texture. Delicious with apple cider or young white wine. Often served with caraway.
You can freeze the cheese to extend the shelf life for months
This sausage product is precooked and frozen. The freezing process will extend a product's shelf life, taste and quality by up to 3 months.
We will ship Perishables in Thermal Cool Shield with ice packs. Between April 15 and October 15 please only choose Guaranteed 2-Day or Next Day delivery options, especially to areas with temperatures over 75° F, during checkout. The Thermal Shield and Ice packs will keep the products cold during most of the shipping duration. The sausages may arrive cool or at room temperature, depending on the length of time that packages remain in transit or sit outside your home. Please refrigerate or refreeze immediately after receipt of the shipment. Please note that we will not issue any refund for any perishable products if you did not choose 2nd Day or Next Day delivery options.
Please follow the USDA guidelines to store and cook meat products. Always cook/grill/fry sausages at or above 165°F. Potentially harmful bacteria will not survive at these temperatures.