Bonus Content

Season 4, Episode 04

Clemson Blue

How The Blue Gets In Blue Cheese

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It’s in there — those rich blue veins in creamy cheese that make you either love it or loathe it — but how does it get there? The “blue” in blue cheese is mold, of course — not ordinarily something we want to see in our food.

But in the cheese world, sometimes mold’s your best friend. This bonus scene explains how and why that happens.