All posts tagged "cheese cultures"

  • propagating cheese cultures
    QA9 – Can You Use Existing Cheese As Cultures For New Cheeses?

    In the past we’ve talked a little bit about various ways to reduce the cost of your home cheese making adventures. Making Home Cheese Making Cheaper Cultivate Your Own Blue Mold Make Your Own Cultures It seems...

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  • blue cheese recipe
    Cultivate Your Own Blue Mold

    Are you a blue cheese fan? Do you love yourself some funky blue mold? I have to say that blues aren’t my favourite cheese, but I can certainly enjoy the right one when I’m in the mood....

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  • cheese making
    Do You Keep Making Dry, Crumbly Cheese?

    Dry, crumbly, pasty cheese. It’s the curse of any cheese that you hoped would turn out smooth and soft. There are cheeses that we expect to have a slightly drier or crumblier texture, but when it isn’t...

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  • aging cheese
    QA8 – How Long Do I Have To Age My Raw Milk Cheeses Before I Can Sell Them?

    Have you thought about selling your cheeses? Is it time to test your delicious creations out in the commercial market? While most home cheese makers find making cheese for their family and friends enough of a thrill,...

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  • camembert rind
    Why Your Camembert Isn’t Growing White Mold

    With cheese making, there are a couple of real ‘buzz moments’ for me. The first is when I get a really good, firm curd and get a strange satisfaction from cutting it in clean, neat lines. The other...

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  • cheese making
    4 New Recipes To Celebrate!

    Wow! Curd-Nerd has just recently reached 400 (plus) subscribers! I’m super excited that we have so many keen home cheese makers out there. And I’m so appreciative that so many of you have chosen to sign up to...

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  • cheese fridge
    Easy To Create Cheese Aging Environments

    When I last wrote, I asked for your help in sharing with the Curd Nerd readers what other home cheese makers are using to ripen and age their cheeses. There comes a time when most home cheese...

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  • Who Wants To Help A Fellow Curd-Nerd Out?

    Buying equipment for cheese making can get expensive. I know I’ve said it before, but this concern often comes up in the comments or emails I receive from Curd-Nerd readers, so it’s definitely on peoples minds. And...

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