When you think about it, we really are a nation of cheese-heads. In the Midwest, there is a certain football team that touts this fact. But no matter where you go, from coast to coast, you’ll find cheese in some form being served in foods such as appetizers, soups and sauces, garnishes for salads and chili, main entrees, snack coatings, and desserts. And, for me, no list would be complete without the ultimate cheese expression—macaroni and cheese. Cheese consumption in the United States continues to accelerate. Helping to stimulate that growth are a variety of new cheese innovations and concepts.

According to the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, aver…

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