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Cheese Storage

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by 1Jack 19 days ago

Would love recommendations on cheese storage containers. Is there a container that will keep cheeses for weeks or possibly months in perfect condition?

Long Term Cheese Storage

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by melamartin42 8 years ago

Is there a way to store cheese so it will last for a year or two? I've read that red wax will keep it longer, but how long? Can I buy a 1 lb block of cheddar or colby or jack cheese at the store,...

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Amid calls for boycott, Costco removes Palmetto Cheese from 120 of its stores

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

A sign in front of the remaining Palmetto Cheese products at the Myrtle Beach Costco location: “The * (asterisk) on this sign means that these 2 items are discontinued and will not be re-ordered...

What do I do with Lithuanian Cheese?

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by freshnwild 2 months ago

Last week I bought a big chunk of sealed Lithuanian cheese--"pressed cottage cheese," firmer than cream cheese--not realizing it has no salt and is made from skim milk. I'm really not enjoying eati...

bizarre cheese-mouth reaction

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by messycook 16 years ago

The weirdest thing happened the other day....I ate a bite of some appelenzer (spelling?) and my mouth almost instantly felt itchy and then after a few minutes it felt like it had many tiny cuts in ...

Wisconsin cheese demand in volatile times

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

This newsletter from the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association has some interesting observations on the shifts in demand at the food service and consumer level and the resulting price volatility. Due...

California Cheesemakers' Select Cheese Box Debuts in Support of California Artisan Cheesemakers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . The California Cheesemakers' Select box will feature a different selection of four artisanal cow's milk cheeses, sized 5-8 oz. each, every month on the https://californiacheesebox.com/ webs...

Cottage Cheese & Sour Cream?

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by jennbook 4 years ago

One of my favorite snacks is cottage cheese mixed with sour cream. My mom eats it; my grandmother ate it. My husband thinks it's utterly disgusting, and has never heard of anyone but us eating the ...

Amish Cheese Maker Moves To Online Sales — Without The Internet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"Daniel Byler started a recent Friday morning by packaging online orders of Camembert, cheddar and other cheeses scheduled for customer pick-up at the local farmers market the following day. But un...

Fromagerie Sophie, San Luis Obispo

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by kelvin_of_ranard 4 months ago

Several years back, on a lark, we met Sophie at a Paso Robles wine tasting event and sampled several of her cheeses. I was not a “cheese fan” at the time and was nervous due to the powerful smells...

Where to buy Japanese Cheese in the US?

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by npask 4 months ago

Does anyone know who imports or of any places that sell cheese from Japan in the United States?

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . Each trading day at 11 a.m. Chicago time, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange operates a 10-minute session in which buyers and sellers — typically large dairy food cooperatives, cheese producer...

German court forced to rule as cheese smell gets up woman's nose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

" . . . Ms Kragler says the smell of the cheese comes up through windows, staircases and even claims the smell comes through electric sockets. . . He also claims that the smell is actually fro...

What type of cheese is this? (brown/white rind, soft brie-like interior)

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by nuritnurit 5 months ago

I asked my bf to go to a fromagerie and buy brie, and he came back with a brie-like cheese with a brown and white rind. It was saltier than brie. I've attached a pic of the rind - we had eaten most...

Cruelty Free Organic Cheeses

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by phelana 11 years ago

I am a vegetarian eating dairy. Is there a cheese company that is cruelty free and organic please?

French Consumers Urged to Eat More Cheese

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . Consumers in France have been spending more on staples and pre-packaged cheese during the COVID-19 crisis, and have shunned many traditional cheeses from smaller makers, according to the Ce...

Cheese o'Clock guided virtual tastings with Janet Fletcher & Laura Werlin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

A four-part series of guided virtual tastings of cheese with selected wines led by Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin, two of the most knowledgeable cheese educators, to celebrate American Cheese Mont...

Reports on Ramini mozzarella di bufala?

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by miss louella 6 years ago

Has anyone tried this? It's a relatively new ranch/creamery in Tomales (http://www.raminimozzarella.com/index.html). They don't sell retail but looks like they supply Pizzaria Delfina in SF. I lov...

Making Queso Fresco- How do i get different flavors?//peruvian vs mexican?

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by lestblight 8 years ago

I am trying to make a version of Bolivian/Peruvian Queso Freso or Queso Blanco- I have found recipes like this http://www.cheesemaking.com/store/pg/52.html for queso fresco.. I am worrie...