How To Store Cheese: Keeping It Fresh Longer

09/25/2012 08:59 am ET | Updated Oct 21, 2012

If you've ever had a good piece of cheese go bad on you, it's not necessarily the cheese's fault. It may be because of the way you're wrapping and storing it. But you don't have to be a turophile to care a little bit about cheese.

Many of us have purchased cheese from the store and just shoved it in the refrigerator drawer, never to think of it again until it's too late. Hey, it can happen, but It's a shame because you're literally throwing away your money. Does a $14 wedge of Parmigiano-Reggiano ring a bell?

So how can you keep it from happening again? In the slideshow below, learn six tips on how to store cheese like a professional.

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How To Store Cheese

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