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Offline Cartierusm

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Hmm stuff.
« on: December 30, 2008, 07:30:08 PM »
Crap that's a lot of new stuff you added CH, I'm not going to read all those books and you can't make me.
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Offline John (CH)

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Re: Hmm stuff.
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2008, 08:49:03 PM »
Yep, most of those books in the library are from 1910 +/- 10 years, but there is a lot of info there on making different cheese types, I haven't read them either!

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Re: Hmm stuff.
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009, 06:09:54 AM »
What I find interesting is that while cheesemaking has been around for 8000 years, most of the science that makes it safe and repeatable is less than 100 years old
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Re: Hmm stuff.
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2009, 04:49:07 PM »
Wayne,
The reason for most of the science of cheese making only being about 100 years old is that so much of the practical science of microbiology came from the work that Pasteur did in the dairy and brewing industries in the 19th century which ultimately led to Robert Koch formulating his postulates for being able to identify the causative agents of disease.  So much of what we do is microbiologically based.  Cheese making is old but microbiology is a relatively new science and when you enter into that the time it takes for technology to get to the farm it is not surprising that for the majority of its history cheese making has been and remains more alchemy than science.
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Re: Hmm stuff.
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2009, 06:46:07 PM »
CC, thanks for post, that's interesting.

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Re: Hmm stuff.
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2009, 11:14:54 PM »
No Problem John,
Where is the literature list that Carter was referring to?
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Re: Hmm stuff.
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2009, 05:59:36 AM »
CC, in our Library where I posted a bunch of old non-copyrighted books that week.

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Re: Hmm stuff.
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2009, 09:31:12 AM »
Cool,
I somehow missed the entire library
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