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Smoked blue cheese

Discussion in 'Smoked Cheese' started by bigboy, Sep 8, 2018.

  1. i just found a wedge of blue cheese that I smoked from 3/2015 in the fridge. It’s been vacuum sealed the entire time and I was wondering if it’s still any good to use?

  2. WaterinHoleBrew

    WaterinHoleBrew Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member

    If it's vac sealed, your good to go! I have some cheese that's been sealed for 3-4 years... IMO, it just gets better with age!
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  3. SonnyE

    SonnyE Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I have some grated cheese I vacuum packed.
    It turned back into a lump. :confused:o_O
  4. gmc2003

    gmc2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    If it only has the normal funky blue cheese smell then your good to go.

  5. chopsaw

    chopsaw Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Well Sonny , you finally did it . You made me laugh .
  6. SonnyE

    SonnyE Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    See, I finally grated on you.... ;)

    It was an epic fail. :rolleyes:
  7. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Epic Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Blue Veined cheese will continue to age but, they also get more pungent developing an ammonia smell that is not Spoilage but not to everyone's taste. The ammonia tends to be just in the nose but not in the taste. I have had some funky super aged goat cheese that the smell could decrease your smoker but the flavor was magical...JJ