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Offline breezy2

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chevre, is it OK?
« on: August 07, 2012, 09:23:25 AM »
I made chevre for the first time this season. I let it sit for about 20 hours. temp stayed between 70 -73. When I went to drain it was not smooth, had a slight bubbly appearance. It was not floating or anything just not the texture I am used to seeing. Has no off odor. Is it o.k. or is it chicken food?


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Offline Oberhasli

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Re: chevre, is it OK?
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2012, 11:59:35 AM »
If it was bubbly and spongy, it sounds like some sort of contamination either in the milk or your equipment.  Usually if it has a spongy consistency it has a yeasty odor as well.

You could always try to drain it and see what sort of taste it has. 

Bonnie
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