Are you a cheese lover? Do you want to honor your love for cheese? Good news for you. Today you will get a chance to shape your wish.

National Cheeseball Day 2017

National Cheeseball Day 2017 will take place on Monday, April 17, 2017 all over the United States of America.

Every year on April 17th, National Cheeseball Day is observed by the food lovers and holiday makers.

The origin of National Cheeseball Day

It is not clear exactly how National Cheeseball Day came about. This is often the case with food holidays, as their origins tend to be poorly documented. It may be speculated that an organization associated with the dairy industry suggested this holiday, although it also could have been a politician or individual with a love for cheeseballs. According to legend, a man named Elisha Brown Jr. pressed the first cheeseball at his farm in 1801. It weighed 1,235 pounds! He presented it as a gift to President Thomas Jefferson at the White House.

How is National Cheeseball Day observed?

To celebrate National Cheeseball Day,

  • Make your own gourmet cheeseball as a dinner appetizer,
  • Families may choose to celebrate National Cheeseball Day by heading to the kitchen together to make some cheeseballs,
  • Those who would prefer to simply eat rather than prepare food may choose to simply by a cheeseball or 2 from the local grocery store. Enjoy! 

Why does National Cheeseball Day bear importance?

Cheese has a national appeal in the U.S.A. Statistics shows that, an American consumes approximately 23 pounds of cheese per year. It can be pictured from the statistics how crazy American people are for cheese! So, it is very important for them to have a national day for cheese in their life. They give honor to their favorite food by observing National Cheeseball Day as a holiday.

National Cheeseball Day 2018

National Cheeseball Day 2018 will take place on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 all over the U.S.A as a regular holiday.

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