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Offline jwalker

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Hello from Southern BC.
« on: March 09, 2013, 09:58:45 AM »
New to this forum and new to cheese making.

I have four one pound wheels of Farmhouse cheddar  and three two pound wheels of Gouda in my aging room.

The first one will be ready to try in about two-three weeks , I'm really hoping they turn out OK.

I went with recipes from Ricki Carrolls book on cheese making.

Hoping to learn a little more on this forum.

Cheers !
No..........I'm not a professional CheeseMaker , but I play one on TV.


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Offline OpheliaBlue

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Re: Hello from Southern BC.
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2013, 02:34:01 PM »
Welcome to the cheeseforum jwalker! Don't tell me that's actual cheese in your avatar O_O . That would be incredible lol.

Anyway, I love Ricki Carroll. I didn't have alot of luck with her pressed cheese recipes initially, until I invested in a proper press and a cheese cooler (aka small wine refrigerator).

Anyway, hope you post pictures when your farmhouse cheddars and goudas are ready :)

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Re: Hello from Southern BC.
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2013, 03:58:56 PM »
Welcome to the board jwalker.  Use the books as guidelines, and tweak your procedures with information you find here.  Looking forward to seeing your makes.

- Jeff
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Offline jwalker

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Re: Hello from Southern BC.
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2013, 08:13:31 AM »
Thanks for the welcomes , I changed my avatar , but no , it wasn't a cheese , it was a huge puffball mushroom that we found , (and ate , it was delicious).

I did however make a two pound wheel of Gouda yesterday , just put it in the brine this morning.

Cheers!
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Re: Hello from Southern BC.
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2013, 06:46:09 PM »
it was a huge puffball mushroom that we found , (and ate , it was delicious).
Wow that's crazy!! :o And very cool.

Hope your gouda turns out great! Working on a fontina and some cream cheeses at the moment. Hope you'll post pics of your endeavors :)


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Re: Hello from Southern BC.
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2013, 06:49:38 PM »
Hello from Saskatchewan (just two provinces East of you) :)  and welcome!

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Re: Hello from Southern BC.
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2013, 06:12:48 PM »
Hey Hello from S. Oregon.  We spend a good part of our summers in S.W. BC.