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Welcome home, cheese.
How do you store your cheese? Hopefully in a Cheese Grotto, which has been specially designed for storing cheese so that it lasts. The controlled climate is great for hard and soft cheeses alike—no plastic wrap required!—and prolongs shelf life, so you don’t have to throw away any old bits (because there won’t be any old bits!). Its removable shelves make it easy to fit whatever size cheese you have on hand, from big wedges to smaller crottins. Plus, with the optional hygrometer, you can track humidity levels so your cheese is always in a just-right-for-cheese environment. Handmade in Richmond, Virginia, the Cheese Grotto is made of all “green” materials in a classic Arts and Crafts design—so it looks just as beautiful in your refrigerator as it does on your countertop. For the true cheese connoisseur, there’s no better gift.
Each Grotto is handmade to order; slight variation in materials is to be expected!
Photography by Ty Mecham, Julia Gartland
Details & Materials -
Sustainable Plyboo® (bamboo ply), glass windows, and a terracotta clay brick.
12" D x 7" W x 8.5" H and weighs 8 lbs. Each Grotto comes with a handcrafted clay brick, mineral oil, and two removable shelves. Option to purchase with a hygrometer.
Care & Notes -
For long term storage of cheese, it is recommended to keep the Cheese Grotto at refrigeration temperatures (34ºF to 39ºF, preferably 39ºF). Hand wash shelves with extremely hot water and a splash of distilled white vinegar. Allow the Grotto shelves to air dry between uses. For maintenance of the Plyboo shelves, a monthly application of mineral oil is recommended.
Meet the Maker
The Cheese Grotto was invented by a veteran of the cheese world asking the age-old question: how to better store cheese at home? Using her knowledge gained at such esteemed shops as Cowgirl Creamery, Formaggio Kitchen, and Bedford Cheese Shop, Jessica Sennett answered that question in the form of the handmade, climate-controlled Cheese Grotto. Cheese lovers rejoice!View Full Profile
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