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Offline jimk

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Home made smoker
« on: May 25, 2015, 02:24:00 PM »
Used an old Brinkman smokey joe - dryer vent hose and a styrofoam cooler. Cooler stays nice and chill with ice blocks
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Offline Kern

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Re: Home made smoker
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2015, 03:44:30 PM »
Very cool, jimk.  Shows ingenuity and the creative use common items.  The nice thing is that when the box gets really rank all you have to do is spend a couple of bucks and get a new one.  This is certainly worth a cheese!  :D

Offline jimk

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Re: Home made smoker
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2015, 04:57:41 PM »
Thanks Kern!
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Offline Schnecken Slayer

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Re: Home made smoker
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2015, 01:29:41 AM »
I'll second that motion. ac4u

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Offline Shane

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Re: Home made smoker
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2015, 01:31:52 AM »
Looks great. How long do you smoke for and for what size cheese? I love King Island Smoked Cheddar. A cheese from me also.

Shane

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Re: Home made smoker
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2015, 08:17:47 PM »
Shane, cheese is 2 pounds, I smoked it for 4 hours.
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Offline Shane

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Re: Home made smoker
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2015, 08:23:40 PM »
Thanks. Is the cheese fresh from drying or do you smoke it further along in life? I read on the King Island Dairy (an island between Australia's mainland and Tasmania) that the smoking provides a protective layer for maturing. Is this what you expect?

Shane