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It's blue and delicious!
« on: April 30, 2013, 01:20:11 PM »
My first attempt at blue was a success! I followed the Flor Azul recipe in Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking, and other forum discussions. I aged in my "new" cave (repurposed frigde) for six weeks. I went with the slurry method and used some Rouge Creamery Oregon Blue. The result was medium/strong pc flavor and light saltiness.


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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2013, 01:21:54 PM »
Complete with goofy images... Silly iPad.

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2013, 03:08:41 PM »
Looks very good.  And it sticks to the ceiling as well! :)  A cheese to you.

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2013, 06:57:25 PM »
Silly iPad.
A fine product testimonial.  ;)

Yea! Cholula! Good stuff.

Congrats anyway.

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2013, 04:31:11 AM »
congrats' ! that's a beautifull cheese!


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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2013, 07:57:43 AM »
Looks great!  I made a blue following the same recipe the 20th of March, I am planning on cracking into it on the 15th/16th of May (we have guests coming from South Africa).  I would be thrilled to have as good a result as you, but I can already tell it will be much much different.  Yours made a beautiful rind, and mine almost didn't even make one at all... we'll see I guess in a couple of weeks what it looks like inside.  Congratulations!
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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2013, 09:21:26 AM »
Looks really good! The paste looks creamy just like I like it...is it creamy?   

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2013, 09:29:52 AM »
Looks great!  I made a blue following the same recipe the 20th of March, I am planning on cracking into it on the 15th/16th of May (we have guests coming from South Africa).  I would be thrilled to have as good a result as you, but I can already tell it will be much much different.  Yours made a beautiful rind, and mine almost didn't even make one at all... we'll see I guess in a couple of weeks what it looks like inside.  Congratulations!
Celine

My cave is a fridge in my dirt floor basement... you can smell the wild molds just floating around. Makes for great rinds.

Looks really good! The paste looks creamy just like I like it...is it creamy?   


It turned out every way it should have, and creamy! I hope I didn't use up all of my cheese Karma on this one... might have to ruin a mozz this weekend to make-up for it.

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2013, 03:50:55 PM »

It turned out every way it should have, and creamy! I hope I didn't use up all of my cheese Karma on this one... might have to ruin a mozz this weekend to make-up for it.

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2013, 09:23:00 AM »
Karma is a bugger! I should have tried a simple cheese this weekend... The Valencay I "made" this weekend was yogurt. At least the Blue is very good eating still. 


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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2013, 04:06:05 PM »
Complete with goofy images... Silly iPad.
Your iPad may have been meant for the Australian market.  ::)
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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2013, 08:17:30 PM »
Karma is a bugger! I should have tried a simple cheese this weekend... The Valencay I "made" this weekend was yogurt. At least the Blue is very good eating still.

Valency Yogurt sounds like it should be on the menu of a very expensive restaurant!  perhaps in crepes?  With wild crafted Manchurian apricots and a drizzle of lavender honey.  (and a HUGE bill at the end!)

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2013, 10:21:22 PM »
Complete with goofy images... Silly iPad.
Your iPad may have been meant for the Australian market.  ::)
Yeah, what's the major malfunction with iPads? Why can't a user have control and manipulate their pics?  ::)

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2013, 05:59:18 AM »
Complete with goofy images... Silly iPad.
Your iPad may have been meant for the Australian market.  ::)
Yeah, what's the major malfunction with iPads? Why can't a user have control and manipulate their pics?  ::)

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Yeah, and how come there's no data such as time/date attached to the photos?  No way to create a memo either as far as I know.   ::)

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Re: It's blue and delicious!
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2013, 10:57:39 AM »
I have an ipad I use primarily for business purposes, but I am relatively sure there should be an app that will allow for the manipulation of pics..