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  • Posted in thread: First Cheese Thread on 06-17-2008 at 01:26 PM
    by fresh milk i mean raw, unpasteurized/homogenized milk. nobody is willing to sell the real
    stuff - supposedly cheesemaking is difficult with processed milk. dunno, cause I still haven't
    tried to mak...

  • Posted in thread: Temp control AND humidity? on 06-17-2008 at 01:24 PM
    Am I going to want to get a fridge to cure/ripen/etc... cheese or am I going to want to
    temperature controll a big humidifier? Would it be easier to humidify a fridge? Seems like bad
    stuff would grow ...

  • Posted in thread: Romano, Parm, Gouda and Swiss on 04-15-2008 at 04:11 PM
    want to post pics, can't figure out how...

  • Posted in thread: FarmHouse on 04-14-2008 at 10:50 PM
    What didn't you like about it? For a cheese ready in 45 days, I was pretty happy! Now if I can
    wait the 6-12 months for the others I made........

  • Posted in thread: FarmHouse on 04-14-2008 at 08:40 PM
    Just cut into the first of 8 cheeses I made...a farmhouse cheddar. WOW! Creamy, and nice.

  • Posted in thread: Cheese presses or moulds on 04-02-2008 at 01:56 PM
    There are basic pressure gauges you can attach (spring?)...I like my simple design though. I
    like things simple.

  • Posted in thread: Cheese presses or moulds on 03-31-2008 at 08:37 PM
    Not an expert- but CPVC is used for plumbing.PVC has the jury out and some argue it is toxic.
    Interesting that Sarah wrap and what grocery stores wrap meat and cheese in is PVC.On the
    cheese press, I ...

  • Posted in thread: Curds on 03-20-2008 at 07:27 PM
    I take if you want cheese curds you take a cheddar recipe and after you get to the curd stage
    you just dont mold them, you let them air dry till they are firm? Is there any special steps I
    am missing?...

  • Posted in thread: Farmhouse Cheddar Pictorial on 03-20-2008 at 07:25 PM
    Yeah- a pound a gallon...approximately...

  • Posted in thread: Cracks on 03-18-2008 at 05:08 PM
    Thanks- that is what I ended up doing, now I need to wax,do I just let the wax into the cracks?