Recipes for National Cheese Day

Jun 4, 2012 11:29am
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While the origins of cheese are unknown, ancient people used cheese as a way to store milk for the winter that they had from the spring.  Today, cheese is made from good bacteria and rennet that have been added to pasteurized milk.  The formed curds and whey are cut and then heated.  The whey is drained out and the curds are salted, pressed and aged cheeses are cured.

Whether you like Gouda or feta, mozzarella or brie, celebrate this national holiday with your favorite cheese.

Try some of these cheesy recipes:

Cat Cora’s Truffled Orzo with Asiago Cheese

Rachel Willen’s Ham Cheese Morning Muffin

Katie Lee’s Chili Parmesan and Peanut Popcorn

Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s Mac and Cheese

Ree Drummond’s Creamy Bacon Cheese Grits

Rachael’s Cheesy Mac and ‘Trees’

Mac ‘N’ Cheese

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