Last Activity:11-14-2011 3:00 AM
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Posted in thread: All Cascade (Home Grown) Ale on 09-23-2011 at 05:25 PM
So I have been away from brewing for a bit due to a back injury and today is my first attempt
at a 100% Cascade Pale Ale using my home grown hops. I have never attempted a single hop brew
before let a...
Posted in thread: To put hops in a bag or not, that is the question on 09-23-2011 at 03:43 PM
I have used the 5 gallon and 1 gallon strainer (paint bags) for a while now. Always with pellet
hops and have had no issues. Today I am using my home grown Cascade, so it will be the first
time using ...
Posted in thread: cleaning the cloth on 11-21-2010 at 06:31 AM
I also throw my cleaned cheesecloth into a pot of boiling water for a few minutes to sanitize
it prior to using it. This helps to strip away any residual detergent that may be clinging to
Posted in thread: Feta fail on 11-21-2010 at 06:26 AM
I have heard many people talk of ripening the milk over night before heating and adding rennet.
This allows the milk to acidify properly. Adding to much starter will cause your curd to be to
Posted in thread: Smoked cheeses? on 11-21-2010 at 06:11 AM
I have heard of people using tin cans, soaked chips and a soldering iron inside of a box. The
soldering iron heats the chips in the tin can sufficiently to create smoke and keeps the heat
down in the ...
Posted in thread: Today- farmhouse cheddar and whey ricotta on 11-20-2010 at 03:41 PM
Maybe find a way to cover it, but still let it breathe, just to keep critters away from it.Try
using a fine metal mesh strainer inverted over top of the cheese. We bought several of these
the other da...
Posted in thread: My First Farmers Cheese: Fromage Blanc on 11-20-2010 at 03:35 PM
Great video! Easy to make and tastes great too!Salute! :mug:
Posted in thread: Homemade Butter on 11-20-2010 at 03:27 PM
I use a quart of heavy cream and end up with about 1/2lb. of butter (maybe a bit more) and a
1/2 quart of Buttermilk. I use a KitchenAide stand mixer and the first time I did it, I did not
cover the b...
Posted in thread: Thinking about portioning part of my ferm chamber for a cheese cave, read below on 11-20-2010 at 03:19 PM
Bumped the thread with an idea. What if I just used the mini fridge approach for the
ferm/lagering cabinet and set up a separate closed sump/pump of propylene glycol that then runs
to a copper coils w...
Posted in thread: Holding your Temp. on 11-20-2010 at 03:13 PM
I am not very educated at this process yet, so my comment is just my opinion from what I have
read so far. Moving the cheese pot around during the process is not good because you do not
want to distur...
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