Cheese is one of the food world’s most versatile gifts. What else can you enjoy as a snack, a sandwich, a topping, a dessert, even a dip—all with infinite variety?
It’s so ubiquitous that it’s easy to overlook some of the basic questions about cheese. Like: Where did cheese originate? How was cheese invented? As luck would have it, the history of cheese most likely starts with a happy accident.
Fact is, there are few meals that wouldn’t benefit from a little cheese in some form. But these dinner recipes (plus one bonus side dish) showcase the stuff at its finest: