Brick, Monterey cheese in NATIONAL CHEESE JOURNAL (1930-31)

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Thu Mar 20 13:11:03 UTC 2003

In a message dated 3/19/2003 9:27:52 PM Eastern Standard Time,
Bapopik at AOL.COM writes:

> California makers conceived the idea of selling Monterey, or Jack cheese as
> it was commonly called, to take care of demand for grating cheese on the
> Pacific coast.

So the story that the cheese got its name from a California cheese seller who
called himself "Monterey Jack" is an etymythology?

      - Jim Landau

Overheard at my daughter's high school: "I want to go to a college that has a
marching band and no football program"

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