Author Topic: How'bout that for a cheese press?  (Read 1018 times)

Offline pam

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How'bout that for a cheese press?
« on: June 07, 2009, 03:11:34 PM »
Here is what I have come up with for a cheese press. The weights are movable to ensure a level press. The plate steel is in the shape of an iron pan and it doubles as my heat spreader for cooking the curds. The mold is a small bamboo steamer with stainless steel screen (cut from a fry pan splatter shield) in the bottom. The follower is the lid of an old wide mouth peanut butter jar.

Hopefully there are pictures attached...
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Offline DeejayDebi

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Re: How'bout that for a cheese press?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2009, 06:35:20 PM »
WOW! It looks like it weighs a ton! If it works do it - just make sure it's clean and sterile.

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Re: How'bout that for a cheese press?
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2009, 09:13:48 PM »
you could also use it to make grilled cheese sandwiches with your fresh cheese! :)
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Re: How'bout that for a cheese press?
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2009, 10:19:20 PM »
My Mom  used to use a pyrex coffee pot in a balck cast iron pan to make grilled cheese. They were awsome! Flat - but awsome!