How to Stop Cheese from Going Moldy During Storage



Moldy cheese is a waste of good cheese and an expensive waste at that. Here is an easy fix to make your hard cheese last longer; this method relies on using vinegar as a mold de-activator, because it kills mold spores.

Steps

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    Soak a clean cloth in vinegar. A cheesecloth is ideal.
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    Wrap the vinegar soaked cloth around the hard cheese.
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    Place the wrapped cheese into an airtight container or a self-seal bag.
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    Store in the refrigerator as usual.

Things You'll Need

  • Cheesecloth
  • Vinegar
  • Bowl for soaking
  • Hard cheese
  • Airtight container or self-seal plastic bag

Article Info

Categories: Cheese | Food Preservation Techniques