Cheese Balls/Curds

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  1. cyflier

    cyflier Active Member

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    What places do you think offers the best Cheese Balls/Curds? I really like the ones from the Sports Page. On another note, why doesn't Casey's offer these delicious treats anymore?
     
  2. exCYtement

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    Hickory Park is solid for cheese curds. If you wanna do fast food, Culver's does them pretty well too...
     
  3. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Hickory Park still my favorite. Culver's are good though. Sonic's are good but their ranch sucks which ruins the whole thing.
     
  4. Farnsworth

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    LOVE ME SOME CHEESE BALLS!

    DQ isn't bad when you need a fix, haven't tried Culvers but I will have to now.
     
  5. CysRage

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    #5 CysRage, Oct 28, 2013
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    A&W used to have my favorite cheese curds until I tried BDubs new cheese curds. Hands down my favorite now! Culvers cheese balls are pretty good too.
    Sports Page in Fort Dodge? I forgot about those. Those are amazing too! I probably rank BDubs and Sports Page's cheese balls together at #1
     
  6. Cyclonesrule91

    Cyclonesrule91 Well-Known Member

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    I love Cheese curds/balls!!! I wish there was a restaraunt in central Iowa that made the same type of cheese curds you get at the state fair. Although it is probably a good thing I haven't found it yet, because I would probably be about 150lbs heavier than I am now.

    Culvers has good cheese balls, certain Kum n Go stores have good ones as well.
     
  7. 00clone

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    Love me some cheese balls...I used to think there was nothing worse than when they were overcooked and the cheese cooked out, leaving you with a pile of hollow cheese flavored breading balls...until I went to a new local place...they must not have had the oil hot yet, and I got a coagulated mass of semi-melted cheese lumps covered in greasy bread crumbs.
     
  8. CysRage

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    Are you talking about the booth with the mouse on it? BDubs cheese balls really remind me of that booth's cheese balls..it might be why I like BDubs' cheese balls so much!
     
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  10. cyclonedave25

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    Honestly, I have yet to have a bad batch of cheese balls. Because I love fried things and cheese, so you put them together and its hard to not please my taste buds.

    On a side note: I refuse to call them cheese curds. Even if the menu only says cheese curds, I still say cheese balls. Cheese curds sounds like some type of infection or another type of bowel movement.
     
  11. Daserop

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    So am I the only person on CF who dislikes cheese balls/curds?
     
  12. mj4cy

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    Hickory Park, Smokey Ds, and Cheesebites at Tasty Tacos
     
  13. CysRage

    CysRage Well-Known Member

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    :jimlad:?
     
  14. Agclone91

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    FIFY
     
  15. CycloneGB

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    Cheese curds are the little chunks of cheese that you buy from cheese stores up in Wisconsin. The kind that you can tell how fresh they are by the squeak.
     
  16. ISUCyclones2015

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    I went to a St.Paul Saints game this summer and had my first ever cheese curds. I was hooked. Went to a Minnesota Twins game and they were great as well. I got cheese curds everywhere I could find them.

    And that my friends is how I gained about 9 pounds this summer. Oh and Grain Belt Nordeast beer.
     
  17. IcSyU

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    Hickory Park's are fantastic but not as fantastic as their neighbors 10 miles east at Starbucks in Nevada.
     
  18. cowgirl836

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    I'm spoiled because I live in the epicenter of cheesecurd land. Culver's are good (and what I would have called best prior to living in WI) but pretty much any restaurant worth their salt around here has ones that blow Culver's away.

    My favorites now are the ones from Craftsman Table and Tap (they serve them to you in a bucket, that is a sign of goodness!), Buck & Honey's, and the Tipsy Cow. The biggest difference between them and Culver's is that the breading is very light, flaky, and there's more cheese.

    Spotted Cow battered Tipsy Cow curds for your viewing pleasure:

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  19. WhatchaGonnaDo

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    Es Tas has some amazing pepper jack cheese balls.
     
  20. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    GET IN MAH BELLY. Spotted Cow is the nectar of the gods
     

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