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Brilliant Tricks for Preserving Gouda Cheese
Gouda cheese is a sweet and creamy cheese with a mildly firm texture made from cow’s milk. It’s a good source of calcium and perfect for making recipes that call for melting cheese. There are different types of Gouda, including smoked and aged, and each one has a unique quality and flavor. Whichever one is your favorite, it’s essential to store it properly to ensure the Gouda cheese stays fresh. The key to proper cheese storage is to not suffocate it, especially if it’s a hard or semi-hard cheese. We put together some helpful tips and information to keep your cheese tasty as long as possible.
The easiest way to store all cheese types, including Gouda cheese, is in the fridge. However, it’s best to wrap it loosely in parchment paper and plastic wrap and keep it in the crisper drawer to give it space to breathe. Learn how to freeze chunks of cheese by using aluminum foil and the best ways to thaw it when you’re ready. Find out how long Gouda cheese lasts after storing it in the refrigerator and freezer and how a hard texture and mold are signs that your cheese is no longer edible.
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