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Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Shredding cheese is time-consuming. Is there an acceptable shortcut even skeptics can get behind?

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Nothing beats the savory saltiness of real Parmigiano-Reggiano, the name protected aged cheese made in Parma, Italy, according to strict traditional standards. Cheese made in the same style anywhere else or by less exacting standards is just called “Parmesan.” The distinction can bring a drop in flavor but also a big drop in cost: Parmigiano-Reggiano often costs twice as muc...

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