to make cheese last longer: add a dab of butter to the cut side of cheese to prevent it from drying out. also, wrap cheese in wax paper (not plastic) and then place it into a reusable baggie and store it in the warmest area of your fridge (i.e., not your chiller drawer)
This explains why I thought I hated onions growing up. My parents used white or red for EVERYTHING. Except of course the things they're recommended for. As an adult, I discovered yellows and sweets, and it turns out I like onions just fine.