Storing Leftover Nacho Cheese

Is there a way to "can" nacho cheese? I bought a gallon can of it and we can't eat it all at one time. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

Francene from Bremerton, WA

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May 2, 20080 found this helpful

You could freeze it.

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May 3, 20080 found this helpful

I tried that but it was gritty when thawed. That's why I was wondering if it could be heated then put in jars and sealed as if canning soups, sauces, etc?

Thanks for your help

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May 5, 20080 found this helpful

Maybe it depends on the brand. We freeze it all the time. We buy Ortega at Costco and we sell it out of a food concession and it's always smooth as can be.

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May 6, 20080 found this helpful

If you have a Vacuum Sealer Machine, you could freeze it up in bags and then seeal with the machine. It keeps the air out and lasts for a long time. We use ours for many things.

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May 6, 20080 found this helpful

If you have a Vacuum Sealer Machine you could use that to freeze it up in bags. It seals it airtight and lasts for a long time. We have had ours for a couple years and use it for everything. Good luck to you.

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May 8, 20080 found this helpful

Pour it over cooked vegetables. Like broccoli.

We haven't had the storage problem here - it goes too fast.

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