Author Topic: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar  (Read 912 times)

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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2014, 07:21:33 AM »
Looks like a wire-brush attached to a power drill might do the trick :)

Still a good looking cheese though. Cheers, GD.


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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2014, 12:11:03 PM »
I believe this is bluer than my Stilton :o
my wife cant believe it does'nt smell spoiled just kindof earthy/mushroom ^-^
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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #17 on: May 30, 2014, 01:11:51 PM »
does look very dusty. maybe you should innocate with geo next time if your cave is this "blue dominated".   
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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2014, 02:43:59 PM »
Give it a good brushing over the sink.  If you do that every so often, it eventually seals the outer rind and it ends up pretty stable after a while. 

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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #19 on: May 30, 2014, 02:51:29 PM »
does look very dusty. maybe you should innocate with geo next time if your cave is this "blue dominated".   
This never came close to the blue cave, it is all by it's self in an isolated ageing container,
so next one gets the wine brine, the cheddar's and Caerphilly's treated this way turnd out just fine.
Give it a good brushing over the sink.  If you do that every so often, it eventually seals the outer rind and it ends up pretty stable after a while. 
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plan on brushing it again this evening Jeff, we will see how that works :-\
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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #20 on: May 30, 2014, 05:59:26 PM »
Remember, the brushing isn't to make it clean looking, rather just to keep the mould from getting dusty fuzzy.  You aren't trying to make the rind look pristine.

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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #21 on: May 30, 2014, 07:04:25 PM »
Remember, the brushing isn't to make it clean looking, rather just to keep the mould from getting dusty fuzzy.  You aren't trying to make the rind look pristine.
yup, just a brushing to get rid of the dust and I do have a fairly soft baby hair brush to do this with :-\
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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #22 on: June 08, 2014, 07:15:07 PM »
We brushed it once or twice, the geo is doing its thing.
MBH not so scared of it and is anticipating the out come in 5 more months :P
« Last Edit: June 08, 2014, 07:39:33 PM by H-K-J »
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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #23 on: June 08, 2014, 09:00:02 PM »
I guess I'm lazier than you are.  I just let them dry till very dry and then cream wax them.  The aging takes a lot longer (last two were 18 months old) but no fussing with them.  And yes, the cream wax breathes so they age well....Just for a long time!!!

P.S. the only trouble can be forgetting that they are there.  I have one that I quartered and then cream waxed.  This will be a nice size to open.

Have fun with it,

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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #24 on: June 09, 2014, 08:02:26 AM »

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 I do have a fairly soft baby hair brush to do this with :-\
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So THAT'S why babies have no hair , they use it for cheese brushes ! ;D

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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #25 on: June 09, 2014, 08:39:13 AM »
I do have a fairly soft baby hair brush to do this with :-\
So THAT'S why babies have no hair , they use it for cheese brushes ! ;D

Only if they are moldy :o
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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #26 on: July 03, 2014, 04:53:57 PM »
Brushed this again yesterday Nasssssty but realy cool lookin :o
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Re: H-K-J's second stacked & milled Cheddar
« Reply #27 on: July 22, 2014, 09:06:59 PM »
That really is Nasty !! But I hope Tasty.  Have my Lard coated Cloth banded ones looking a little scary but I know that the wait is worth it.

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