Joanna Brady Schmida's - "Keys Cuisine"
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Parmesan Cheese: An essential Pantry Staple

Having Parmesan cheese in the fridge is like having flour or sugar in the cupboard. We may not use it every day but it's an indispensable staple we keep around to give our pasta dishes pizzazz and our casserole toppings zest and flavor.

It was Cistercian monks in the area around Parma, Italy, who first started making Parmesan cheese during the Middle Ages, calling it cas...

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