Last Activity:07-15-2009 8:56 AM
Posted in thread: What should fresh Farmhouse Cheddar taste like? on 07-15-2009 at 02:05 PM
brewmonger,RE: "Stirring out the curds" - Thanks for the tip. I have been stirring while
heating up to 100 degrees, but then just letting it sit at that temperature.RE: Mold - The
first cheese had som...
Posted in thread: What should fresh Farmhouse Cheddar taste like? on 07-14-2009 at 03:43 PM
Thanks for advice. I plan to wax it and store in in a Tupperware bin with some wet paper towels
in the veggie drawer. I'll post again when I finally taste it.
Posted in thread: What should fresh Farmhouse Cheddar taste like? on 07-14-2009 at 01:26 AM
Hi All,I'm new to the hobby and still trying to make a decent flavored cheese. I just took my
third farmhouse cheddar out of the press. The first cheese I made didn't set a clean break, but
I was able...
Posted in thread: First Attempt: Idea for a Make-shift Press on 06-11-2009 at 07:49 PM
I plan on eventually building a more complicated press, but for a first time, the $.99 planter
and some free weights were an ideal solution. The finished block looks pretty good:Drying the
Cheese on F...
Posted in thread: First Attempt: Idea for a Make-shift Press on 06-09-2009 at 04:32 PM
I just finished making the Farmhouse Cheddar recipe from the Hard Cheese Kit from Ricki at New
England Cheesemaking Supply. It seems like many people here started with that one, including
the sticky p...