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Extra built up mold on brie cheese

....Honestly I'm guessing it is the penicillium candidum (the normal white brie mold), but you can't know from looking at the picture. Common sensically speaking, if the brie was properly wrapped up, ...
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How to make Brie En Croute less rich/cheesy?

Use younger Brie. You can get Brie in various ages, all the way from barely a week old - which is clean & white all the way through, & almost dry & crumbly, mild as cream cheese [...
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What is the difference between a brie and a brie de meaux?

Brie is a large family of soft cheeses. “Brie de Meaux” is a specific type of cheese in that family. In France (and by extension the EU) but not necessarily in the rest of the world, “Brie de Meaux” ...
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What's the most efficient/effective method for removing the rind of a well-ripened Brie?

Addressing the frame challenge: I forgot about the Brie in the cheese drawer for a bit too long. It was nearly liquid, so there was no hope of removing the rind; I was happy just to get the plastic ...
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How can I store Brie for a long period?

IMO, It it not the best situation. Freeze them up. It will not be as good as the unfrozen cheese. Cut them in manageable portions, wrap them up in plastic film and put in freezer bag, freeze as ...
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What does bad Brie smell/taste like?

Use your nose. Bad cheese will smell of ammonia. Use your finger: Brie should be firm to the touch; if it is too soft, it is too mature and will spoil soon. If the cheese was improperly stored, then ...
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