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Daemon
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Swiss Cheese

Swiss cheese is the generic name in the US for several related varieties of cheese that resemble Switzerland's Emmentaler cheese. The cheese's distinctive holes, which are called "eyes," are formed during ripening when the bacterium used to produce the cheese releases carbon dioxide gas that causes large bubbles. In general, the larger the eyes, the more pronounced the cheese's flavor, although large eyes make the cheese more difficult to slice. Swiss cheese without eyes is known as what? More...
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Swiss cheese is not really Swiss. French fries are not really French. Next you'll be telling me that Danishes are not really Danish.

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how do they make the holes
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The blocks of Swiss cheese riddled with holes are known as "eyes". Swiss cheese without eyes is known as "blind".
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Hmmmm, maybe mice make the holes.
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striker wrote:
how do they make the holes
The answer to that question:

The cheese's distinctive holes, which are called "eyes," are formed during ripening when the bacterium used to produce the cheese releases carbon dioxide gas that causes large bubbles.

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Progpen wrote:

Swiss cheese is not really Swiss. French fries are not really French.
Next you'll be telling me that Danishes are not really Danish.

I don't know about the cheese Danish but I do know that American Cheese is not cheese.

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