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Offline steffb503

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Swiss Cheese - Washing Recommendations?
« on: March 31, 2012, 05:40:43 AM »
I know I am supposed to wash my Swiss every other day with  a vinegar solution to keep the mold off. Is that the only reason? My Swiss has no mold do I still need to wash it?


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Re: Swiss Cheese - Washing Recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2012, 03:37:22 PM »
You also want to keep itsoft and pliable so the eyes can form without cracking open the cheese.

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Re: Swiss Cheese - Washing Recommendations?
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012, 07:54:19 PM »
How old is it? What stage is it in? I would rub it down with EVOO.
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Re: Swiss Cheese - Washing Recommendations?
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2012, 05:13:18 AM »
It is about two weeks old, about 1 week into it's warm stage. Starting to plump.
I will wash every other day as instructed.

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Re: Swiss Cheese - Washing Recommendations?
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2012, 08:34:02 PM »
Good time to start rubbing with oil.


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