All posts tagged "pressing"

  • Cheese Salt
    Making Home Cheese Making Cheaper

    When you first start home cheese making, it is easy to end up spending a lot of money on all the equipment you feel like you have to have to make great cheese. There are cultures and...

    • Posted March 19, 2012
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  • QA6 – Why Didn’t My Curd Knit Together?

    If you’ve ever pressed a cheese and ended up with curd that has failed to knit together, you’ll know how disappointing this dilemma is. I certainly do! The point of pressing your cheese is to not only...

    • Posted January 29, 2012
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  • Pressing Your Cheese – Bringing It All Together

    This post is Part 6 of the continued basic home cheese making instructions. See the Curd Nerd Beginner Page or the Basic Instructions category for previous parts. Pressing your cheese is not only an important part of...

    • Posted September 20, 2011
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  • Adventures in Cheese | Guest Post

    Today’s post is Curd-Nerd’s first guest post and comes from Louise, a regular Camembert maker who is also venturing into other cheeses such as Stilton and Cheddar. In this post she takes us from a simple thought...

    • Posted July 13, 2011
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  • The Easy Going Member Of The Cheddar Family

    Many recipes that have cheese as a main ingredient really do demand the true full and sharp taste of Cheddar. Think cheese scones and cheese puffs. They just wouldn’t be the same with a more mild flavoured...

    • Posted June 15, 2011
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  • The Pressing Issue About Cheese

    When I first started making hard cheeses I fashioned a cheese press out of all sorts of items. Filled stock pots of water, cans of food, rocks, anything that would give me enough weight to press the...

    • Posted April 17, 2011
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