The Curd Nerd Forum For Home Cheese Makers

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    • 1 week, 3 days ago

       Alexa

    • Introduce yourself!
      Lets get to know each other! When did you start making cheese, how did you get started, what cheeses do you like to make most and what are you most challenged by right now? Introduce yourself and tell us all about your cheese making journey so far.
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    • 5 days, 12 hours ago

       Ray Johnson

    • Ingredients
      Discussing all the ingredients you can use in cheesemaking - rennets, cultures, acids, salt, milk, plant based ingredients, ash, wine, beer, herbs, oils, wood.
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    • 1 month, 4 weeks ago

       Ray Johnson

    • Equipment
      Got questions or recommendations about the equipment needed in cheese making? - pots, ladels, thermometers, pH meters, vats, scales, curd knives, moulds, cheese cloth, presses, cheese caves, draining mats, aging containers, brine containers, boards, mats, labels, vacuum sealers, brushes.
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    • 3 months, 3 weeks ago

       yhehapidu

    • Making Cheese
      All the processes and methods associated with making cheese - moulding, pressing, hanging, draining, keeping cheese logs, adding ingredients, cutting curds, using brine, heating methods.
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    • 1 month, 3 weeks ago

       Ray Johnson

    • Aging
      All your questions regarding aging - aging duration, temperatures, humidity and aging environments, waxing, oiling, natural rinds, bandaging, vacuum sealing and labels, washing, turning, moulds and smells.
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    • 4 months ago

       chris

    • The Water Cooler
      Come over here and talk about anything you want to. Cheese or no cheese. What's on your mind? What do you want to share with the Curd-Nerd Community? Post it here. All we ask is that you respect each other and avoid posting inflammatory topics or responses.
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    • 1 week, 1 day ago

       Tom Moran