Cheese. Proof of a higher power or just a gooey accident that tastes like home? Either way, cheese has been sparking happiness in humans since…well, no one knows. The origins of cheese predate recorded history. A commonly held theory places the invention 8,000 years ago at the hands of an Arab trader who was transporting his milk in a sheep’s stomach pouch. On the one hand, that sounds disgusting. But, on the other, cheese!
The tangy, nutty, creamy, sweet, earthy, gooey food makes us smile even when we’re not about to have our photo taken. Fun fact, in the Victorian era a stone cold expression was desired over a smile. To get those tightened lips the phrase used was “say prunes” instead. Not as joyous. Or as delicious.
Because we love cheese so much, we visited Whitestone Cheese and came up with 5 ways for you to celebrate this Cheese Lovers Day: