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Offline scasnerkay

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Cheddar tasting - 7 months
« on: October 26, 2013, 12:29:37 AM »
I cut open a cheddar that I managed to save for 7 months!  That is a record for me. I took half to the class with Gianaclis Caldwell in order to share and have suggestions made for my process.
I was very happy with the cheese. I could slice it thin, and though it had a crumbly feel, it was also moist and a piece of it could be formed into a ball. The flavor was pleasantly sharp with a lingering taste, almost smokey to me.
Half of the cheese will go back in the cave, but I imagine it will not stay there too long.,11241.msg86430.html#msg86430
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Re: Cheddar tasting - 7 months
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2013, 12:55:42 AM »
A cheese to you for your luscious-looking cheese, and for your superhuman patience! My first Cheddar still has months to go before it will be ready.

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Re: Cheddar tasting - 7 months
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2013, 07:49:25 AM »
Nice looking cheddar ^-^
I hope my latest turns out as nice.
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Re: Cheddar tasting - 7 months
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2013, 09:41:28 AM »
Good work , that looks great.

And you're to be commended for your patience , it's sometimes hard to wait it out , but especially for Cheddars , anything under 6 months is a waste of time , in my opinion anyway.

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Re: Cheddar tasting - 7 months
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2013, 04:03:06 PM »
Indeed a cheese to you for a great looking cheddar, and for waiting it out.  It takes a bit of time to build up a supply, but get a few cheeses in for the long haul, and find a few cheeses that are ready fairly quick.  The quick ones help the long haulers survive the long haul!  Well done.

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