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Fresh Parmesan cheese should first be wrapped in parchment or waxed paper, then in aluminum foil, before it is refrigerated; it can then be kept for several weeks. Grated Parmesan cheese can be stored for longer periods; try storing it in a tightly closed container in the freezer.

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