What Is the Best Way to Store Cheese?

What Is the Best Way to Store Cheese?

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Faith Durand
Mar 13, 2012

Q: What is the best way to store cheese in the fridge? I've tried plastic storage bags, plastic storage containers, and glass storage containers, but my cheese seems to mold at an abnormally fast rate.

Sent by Chelsea

Editor: Chelsea, here's a tutorial on storing cheese — the key is to wrap it in parchment or paper so it can breathe, but also protect it from fridge odors.

How to Store Cheese: What To Do When You Get It Home

Readers, other tips or advice?


Related: The Cheesemonger: Don't Store Your Cheese in Plastic!

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