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In Queso You Missed It July 15th


Yesterday was National Mac and Cheese Day. Why a day celebrating a rich comfort food falls in the hottest summer month isn’t relevant. Don’t worry if you missed this holiday: we officially declare July to be Mac and Cheese Month (and here are some recipes to celebrate). 

Here’s what else you might have missed this week in cheese news:

  • Speaking of Mac and Cheese Day, Pringles just released a new mac and cheese flavor. Will you try them? 
     
  • The prices of imported European cheeses might soon rise, and it’s easy to blame them on Trump’s tariffs. However, the reality is more nuanced.   
     
  • Madison’s local baseball team temporarily changed their name to the “Wisconsin Cheese Curds.”   
     
  • Weird cheese pairings are always fun (like this cheese and junk food feature), but for a true summer vibe, you should consider watermelon and goat cheese.  
     
  • A refugee family from Syria that relocated to the UK had a difficult time finding jobs. So they started a cheese production company
      
  • We all know about the 1250 pound cheddar wheel that was a wedding present to Queen Victoria, but what about the 1325 pound wedge gifted to Thomas Jefferson?

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