I have a question.

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  1. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Maker of Lists Gold

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    Please answer it in a serious manner. Does cheese freeze well?
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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  3. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed Gold

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    Yes. Use a good quality freezer bag and get as much air out as possible. Cheese should be good for 3- 6 months, depending on the type of cheese.
     
  4. FtM

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    I'll have to politely disagree with Apple. Freezing cheese itself absolutely degrades the texture.
     
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    I have frozen giant blocks of cheddar before. They keep ok but like ftm says, they aren't quite the same again.
     
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    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed Gold

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    Fran, you may have a point- depending on the cheese, it will change the texture. When I was in the foodservice biz, we sold frozen mozz, parm/ reggiano, and some cheddar blends that thawed out well, but I respect your opinion also- it does depend on what's being frozen .
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    Are you talking about the sort of low-grade bulk cheese like you can buy from Sysco? If so, then you probably could get away with freezing that stuff due to all the additives, oil bases, starch, etc.

    I wouldn't freeze a quality cheese though.
     
  8. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed Gold

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    You're right on the mark there, FtM. Most of it was "institutional" cheese, and I'll agree with you, you shouldn't freeze a quality cheese (or a semi- soft type). I thought Crazypreacher was talking about standard cheddar.
     
  9. crazypreacher

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    Well I certainly don't want nasty cheddar, but I want to save some bucks.




    Sodiums.
     
  10. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Maker of Lists Gold

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    I make lactose for a living. The only thing low grade is my morals.



     
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  11. crazypreacher

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  12. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Freeze your head.
     
  13. Oderus

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    that would be quite the icebreaker

    :hilarious:
     
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    I have no idea, but body parts do.:)
     
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    Defwosted cheese sometime smell, but you won't notice if you first, cut the cheese.

    ROROROROROROROROROROROROROROROROROROROR
     
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  16. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Maker of Lists Gold

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    [QUOTE="Schmoopy, post: 7149637, member: 20"]I have no idea, but body parts do.:)[/QUOTE]
    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=HN.607988363668097461&w=241&h=216&c=7&rs=1&p=0&pid=1.7
     
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    Shut the fuck up.
     
  20. HOLIC

    HOLIC MADMAN

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    it freezes great the only downside is when you thaw it it tastes like shit and has a completely different texture
     
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