Onion: Americans Actively Eating Cheese

Even the Onion loves cheese:

COLLEGE PARK, MD—According to a report released Monday by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, the average American is currently eating 4 oz. of cheese or actively preparing that quantity of cheese for insertion into their mouths.



From my twitter feed:


Packers Number One Fan!

Packers Number One Fan

Packers Number One Fan!


I found this online somewhere, I forget where, but it was probably Reddit or Imgur:

A colleague had some cheese stolen from the office fridge. Notice was served.


Seven Mistakes Everyone Makes With Cheese

Cheese Notes tells us about this advice column form Business Insider detailing seven mistake eveyone makes with cheese:
Nice Cheese Plate

Whether it’s in a sandwich, topping pasta, or simply on it’s own, cheese is one of America’s favorite foods.


From wcrbtv.com

Twenty-one-year-olds [readcted] are facing several theft and drug charges after police said they walked out of the store with hundreds of dollars worth of stolen goods, including 57 blocks of cheese.


The cheese plus ten 18-dollar bottles of Tide laundry detergent, some clothes and a candle totaled over $600. The cheese alone was worth more than $300.


Grilled Cheese Advice From Alton Brown

Alton Brown posted some advice on grilled cheese production to facebook:

Grilled Cheese Advice From Alton Brown


Entertainment Weekly is reporting :

Ahead of the second annual Virtual Big Block of Cheese Day on Jan. 21, the White House has released a video in which Press Secretary Josh Earnest talks with Allison Janney, Bradley Whitford, and many other major cast members of The West Wing about preparing for the day.



Oddest Career Day Line-up Ever



According to Business Insider, due to international sanctions, and Russia’s response [banning imports], a black market for cheese has formed.


“A sort of speakeasy scene for French and Italian cheeses evolved which was akin to buying drugs from 1980s bodegas in Brooklyn,” one Moscow banker told Business Insider. “First, you walk into the bodega slowly, trying to wipe any suspicious look from your face. Then you pretend to look around the shelves for a while until the clerk recognizes you, at which point you and the clerk make eye contact and establish that metaphysical connection that signifies to both of you ‘I’m here to cop an ounce.’ You wait until there are no customers around, approach the clerk. He takes you to the back room, shows you the goods, you haggle over the price, shove the bag in your pocket, hand over the cash and bounce. Except here you’re leaving the store with a ball of fresh Italian mozzarella…”

Or some amazing camembert, or brie … You get the picture.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/russias-underground-cheese-market-2014-12#ixzz3MJEhwcUf