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Smith's Food & Drug Stores host Crack the Parm

Smith's Food & Drug Stores host Crack the Parm
Posted at 6:28 PM, Sep 17, 2016
As part of the Savor World Flavor: Taste of Italy event, select Smith's stores across the country hosted Crack the Parm, where a cheese specialist demonstrated how to crack a 78 pound of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
 
The event took place at Smith's Food and Drug Store on 3850 East Flamingo Road on Saturday, Sept. 17 at noon.
 
"Cracking Parmesan" is the art of breaking up a wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano into manageable sizes. Expert cheesemongers must carefully crack the wheel to maintain structure and crumbly texture in a painstaking process that takes about 30 minutes to complete.