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Old 12-22-2004, 04:22 PM   #11
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i tend to store my cheeses wherever they pleases.
ok, i have to put down dr. suess and get back to reality, whatever that is...lol.

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Old 12-23-2004, 12:40 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by buckytom
i tend to store my cheeses wherever they pleases.
ok, i have to put down dr. suess and get back to reality, whatever that is...lol.
Why get back to reality, buckytom!! I am sure that it is more fun in the other place.

I tend to store my cheese in plastic wrap and a ziploc bag. Some cheese I have found when left in the original packaging and stored in a ziploc bag tend to last longer.


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Old 12-23-2004, 10:38 AM   #13
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Cheese needs to breath! The best way to store it (outside of a vacuum-sealer) is to wrap it in rather loosly parchment paper then in foil or a ziplock. Wrapping it tightly in plastic wrap will make it mold pretty quickly. Wrapping it loosly will tend to dry it out a bit, but it won't go bad on you.

Never buy more cheese than you'll eat in maybe 2 weeks (unless vacuum-seal) -- or prepare to freeze it.

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Old 12-23-2004, 05:34 PM   #14
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I've never done this, mostly because I keep forgetting, but I think you can put your cheese in a Ziplock or Tupperware container, and include a paper towel or cheesecloth soaked in white vinegar. Then you add new vinegar once a week, if necessary.

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Old 12-25-2004, 07:28 AM   #15
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Another trick is whether you use baggies or any kind of wrap ... always, and I do mean always, use a new one every time you open the cheese and take off a slice. Always use new wrap/baggies, no matter which you're using. I've found this adds a lot of life to cheese. Surely you never throw away a harder cheese because it has mold? Simply cut the mold off and make sure to give it a new wrapper. Soft cheeses are more of a problem.
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Old 12-26-2004, 05:22 AM   #16
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i keep my brie in plastic wrap.
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Old 12-27-2004, 10:41 AM   #17
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Thanks everyone for all the help! I'm so glad I got all these tips :D
Thanks you so much!

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