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Can You Freeze Gruyere Cheese?

Freezing cheese is a common practice for extending its shelf life, but Gruyere cheese may not freeze as well as other types of cheese. The freezing process can cause Gruyere cheese to lose structural integrity and develop a grainy texture. However, freezing can still be an option if you plan to use the cheese for cooking or melting purposes after thawing.

It's essential to wrap the cheese tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and place it in an airtight container to prevent freezer burn.

When thawed, the texture may be slightly altered, so it's typically best to use previously frozen Gruyere cheese as an ingredient rather than for consumption as is.

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