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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #60 on: December 21, 2012, 01:03:11 AM »
WOW!!!! I am alittle intimidated by this cheese would love to try one :P
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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #61 on: December 21, 2012, 08:55:27 AM »
It seems I've heard that somewhere before ;) LOL ;D
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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #62 on: December 21, 2012, 09:29:17 AM »
Just hoping my softens up in the middle.  I did Bries and they tasted perfect but never got soft.

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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #63 on: December 21, 2012, 09:47:17 AM »
Too thick is one thing that will prevent a full softening, so I have begun making my cams a bit thinner.

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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #64 on: December 21, 2012, 09:51:54 AM »
The bries were thin, tasty creamy and delicious but never got the soft paste in the center.  Hopefully that will change with this recipe.  ???


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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #65 on: December 27, 2012, 05:53:35 PM »
Just a quick update, I re-pierced my cambozola today.  One of the bamboo mats came undone so I ended up with about 100 bamboo skewers.  As they are thinner than the skewer I used originally I used one of them to push back through the original openings.

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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #66 on: February 10, 2013, 11:38:17 AM »
Well, despite the fact that the white furries never showed up and the center didn't get soft this cheese came out with a very good blue center that is creamy and has a sharp taste of blue.  I know what I did wrong now, too much geo, so the next ones will be better but for now I have 2 pounds of very nice blue cheese. ;D
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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #67 on: February 10, 2013, 04:23:24 PM »
That looks very nice.  What do you mean "too much goo"?

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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #68 on: February 10, 2013, 05:17:38 PM »
"Geo" is one of the white moulds, if there's too much the surface ends up too wet for the PC to grow (the white mould typically associated with cams).  So, "too much geo" just means there was too much of that growing and it prevented proper rind development.

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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #69 on: February 10, 2013, 07:04:31 PM »
Yeah, what he said!! :o


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Re: 1st Cambozola Need Advice
« Reply #70 on: February 10, 2013, 08:25:08 PM »
That's what happens when I read without my glasses.  I saw "goo" and he said "geo".  Life's little challenges...
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