A yellow cheddar produced in and around Tillamook, Oregon. It is made from raw milk and ranges in flavor from mild to sharp. Aged Tillamook is highly prized but seldom seen anywhere but the West Coast. See also cheese.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.