I really enjoyed y'alls responses yesterday about coffee. French press, eh? Maybe this Christmas I'll spring for one for my husband, who truly enjoys coffee (without sugar).
Today I'd like to discuss another false advertisement food:
It often smells like fermenting gym socks, smoldering laundry, or putrefying unidentified refrigerator growth.
And yet it tastes transcendentally exquisitely amazing.
I just love cheese.
In fact, when I was in college, I wrote an Ode to Cheese. It was pretty... wait for it, wait for it... cheesy, but the ode was heartfelt.
Did you know St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, had a downright abhorrence of cheese? She could only eat it under strict obedience to her superiors. After praying for Divine help to swallow and resolving "conquer or die," she finally took a bite. After tasting the deliciousness she remained unconvinced and continued eating it only as a penance, remarking, "I have never felt such repugnance to anything."
Moral of the story? Eating cheese could be a path to sanctity!
What are your favorite cheeses? What's your favorite way to eat it? Or are you like St. Margaret Mary?