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#16 voyager

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Posted 29 August 2016 - 03:47 PM

I have trouble keeping cheese too, but the cheese I've most often bought must be cheddar.  I guess either very hard Italian cheeses or cheeses immersed in oil are the only ones really to keep as "larder" items.


Larder is a good designation. I was thinking that I really don 't think of Parmesan as "cheese" but as a staple like butter, eggs, onions.,, Altho the good stuff is delicious enough on its own.

FWIW, my Genovese in-laws never popped for real Parmesan Reggiano but rather for "dry jack". Perhaps the latter is somewhat regional.

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