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How To Store Ricotta Cheese

Proper storage helps maintain the quality and safety of ricotta cheese for an extended period. After opening the package, it is crucial to store ricotta cheese properly to prevent spoilage and maintain its freshness.

Here are some tips for properly storing ricotta cheese:

  • Transfer the remaining ricotta cheese to an airtight container or wrap it tightly with plastic wrap.
  • Place the container or wrapped cheese in the refrigerator at or below 40°F (4°C).
  • Consume the ricotta cheese within the recommended time frame specified on the package or within five to seven days after opening.

Following these storage practices allows you to enjoy fresh and delicious ricotta cheese for longer.

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