Jan. 20 marks the celebration of National Cheese Lover’s Day. If you like all things cheese, take this opportunity to honor the popular food. Follow our suggestions for a cheesy day.
Wine and Cheese
Host a wine and cheese night. Consult with your local grocery store or wine seller for the best pairings. Invite your friends and family to judge them.
Sweet and Savory
Cheese can be prepared in sweet or savory dishes. Have a taste test with different recipes at your office or with your group of friends to decide which preparation of cheese is the favorite.
Travel for Cheese
Go to a Cheese Festival
Book tickets to a cheese festival. There are several annual cheese festivals throughout the United States, including the California Artisan Cheese Festival, Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival and the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival.
Try Something New
If you stick to the popular varieties like mozzarella and cheddar, branch out and sample some new types of cheese. Specialty grocery stores will be able to guide you in the right direction if you’re unsure of where to start on your new cheese journey.
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Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.