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4 Ways to Celebrate National Cheese Day

Happy National Cheese Day! We love cheese any day of the year, but today requires us to go the extra mile. Whether you’re exploring new pairings, whipping up some delectable mac and cheese, or trying your hand at making your own cheese, here are some of the best ways to celebrate this special day.

1. Get curious with your pairings.


peach focused cheese plate

Gorgeous cheese boards like this one make us swoon, but it’s hard to imagine creating one yourself. Countless articles offer tips for “perfect pairings,” but we often overlook the most important ingredient: curiosity.

2. Nosh on baked brie mac and cheese.


Baked Brie Mac and Cheese

You shouldn’t have to choose between baked brie and mac and cheese. In this recipe, caramelized onions provide sweetness, while fontina rounds out the cheesy flavor.

3. Make your own cheese.


With a little patience and practice—and a lot of curiosity—anyone can make cheese at home using kitchen tools and a few basic ingredients. We put together a DIY primer to have you making cheese like a pro in no time.

4. Learn more about this new blue cheese


Blue Mold Cheese

Have you heard of externally rinded blue cheese? Probably not. Read more about the brainchild of a Massachusetts farmer to impress other curd nerds over your next cheese board.

culture: the word on cheese

Culture is America's first and best magazine devoted to the love of cheese. Explore our website for stunning photos, cheesemaker profiles, recipes, wine, beer, and a community of readers always willing to help and chat.

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