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How stinky is French raclette cheese?

snackwrangler May 14, 2009 06:17 PM

I just bought some from Trader Joe's and it smells like feet with mild overtones of vomit. There is no obvious mold on it, but there is kind of a barely noticeable brown edge to it. I didn't notice til I got home and took off the wrapper that the "Packed on" date was 5/2/2009. Is this how it's supposed to be??

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  1. scuzzo RE: snackwrangler May 14, 2009 06:31 PM

    It is sort of stinky and little slimy on the outside. Eat and enjoy!!! It's awesome!

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      Maximilien RE: snackwrangler May 14, 2009 06:47 PM

      not that much, but depending on how it was packed (if plastic wrapped and not store properly), it can take a some time to let the "bad" odors go away.

      re-wrap it in wax-paper (and aluminun foil) and put it in the fridge.

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