All posts tagged "cheese making"

  • cheese making forum
    New Feature On Curd-Nerd

    There’s something new going on here at Curd-Nerd. We’ve been working on this project for a while and, now, we think it’s ready to share with you. It’s our new forum feature. We’re excited to announce that...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • seasonal cheese
    Is Cheese Making Seasonal?

    Last night we had the first frost of the coming Winter season. And it was a good one. At -5º Celsius overnight the ground was icy white by this morning. The first frost always signals a few...

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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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...

    • Posted May 27, 2013
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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...

    • Posted December 17, 2012
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  • cheese cultures
    Save Money – Make Your Own Cheese Cultures

    Back in the day, an important part of getting a good, tasty cheese meant having the right ingredients and conditions to nurture your own cultures, or to have had an established one shared with you to use....

    • Posted August 9, 2012
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  • cheese making
    pH Meter – Do You Need One?

    Many new home cheese makers are surprised to discover that you don’t need a whole lot of fancy, technical equipment to make cheese. Sure, you can go all out and buy the best of the best and...

    • Posted July 23, 2012
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  • vacuum seal cheese
    Preserving Methods | Vacuum Sealing

    Once upon a time there was only cling film, and sandwich bags. Then someone found a way to take the concept of those two items and invented a product which didn’t just cover your food in plastic, but...

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • How to label waxed cheese
    QA7 – How Do I Label My Waxed Cheeses?

    So you’ve made a great looking round of cheese and now it’s time to wax it. But once it’s waxed and stored away for aging, how do you ever remember which cheese is which, when it was...

    • Posted May 22, 2012
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