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Offline Dorchestercheese

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Blue mold 'not growing'
« on: Yesterday at 07:41:35 PM »
Hi I made blue cheese two weeks ago and after two week i see a couple tiny spots of blue mold on surface...i do see a good coating of white fuzz maybe it the blue mold..i used only 4 skewer tips of blue mold as Caldwell calls for in one of her recipes...It work fine last time I made it...what could be slowing the mold growth?
Does the salting on the outside slow the mold growth? 

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Re: Blue mold 'not growing'
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 10:29:03 PM »
Too little salt is the most likely thing to cause pc or geo to out grow blue mold.

At least 2.5 percent up to 3.5 percent by weight to the drained curd