Seattle — Meghan McKenna fell in love with cheese after her trip to Florence, Italy. Since then she has become a professional cheesemaker at Cherry Valley Dairy in Duvall, WA.

She is here to show us how hand stretched mozzarella is made and prove that taking an extra step is definitely worth it.

The process takes a few hours, but the gist of it is taking very hot cheese and stretching it.

We show you how to make your cheese creamier and talk about where this delicious food comes from.

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