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Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« on: September 30, 2009, 09:17:17 PM »
Member Daznz and I both have the same question in this thread, what are good attributes and what are some good examples for brushes for brushing pressed cheese's natural rinds?

Plastic or brass wire, stiff like a grill brush or softer like a toothbrush?

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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2009, 10:02:57 PM »
I use plastic for cleaning it a very soft brittle brush I got from Glengarry. Works better than paint type brittles and doesn't rent the skin.


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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2009, 02:20:49 AM »
Ditto on that. I think my brushes have nylon bristles that are rather stiff
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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2009, 06:00:08 AM »
Thanks you two, are they paint brush style or kitchin scrub brush like option #1 or option #2?

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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2009, 10:23:27 AM »
I use an Option #1 variety. It's not too stiff and I can apply more pressure or less as the problem requires. Minimizes brush stroke impressions on my cheese face.

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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2009, 06:50:26 PM »
I use these from Glengarry a very soft brislte.

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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2009, 07:53:42 PM »
Still haven't bought any new clean brushes for my natural rind Havarti's so I used the green side of a new and thus clean Scrub-It scour pad from Dollar Store. Gotta buy some proper brushes!

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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2009, 03:08:55 AM »
Me too, a medium stiff nylon brush
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Re: Brushes - For Brushing Pressed Cheese's Natural Rinds?
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2009, 05:27:04 PM »
Picked up a small size, "medium" stiffness brush from Wal-Mart today for USD2.25.

Easy to clean in dishwasher versus green scour pad above which I only used once as can't properly clean.