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Offline ArnieM

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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2009, 11:35:41 AM »
Welcome to the forum AK.  That's nice looking cheese.  I've bought "farmer's cheese" before but it usually came in a rectangular block.  I'd like to second other's comments and ask for some details on how you make.  My stomach is growling.  ;D
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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #16 on: October 14, 2009, 11:36:34 AM »
AKinGA - what is next? smoked burek?  :D

welcome to the forum

I had to google borek but it looks really good as well.
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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #17 on: October 14, 2009, 11:49:46 AM »
If this is good and I am sure it is......it would make some really nice personalized Christmass gifts for family......AND.......you get to play with your Bradley.

So I take it you don't have to age the smoke with this cheese like you do with already processed cheese. But can you to get an even deeper smoke taste?

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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #18 on: October 14, 2009, 03:18:12 PM »
Welcome to the fun AK

Thats some fine looking cheese, I really like the one you sliced with the rack.

I smoked some farmers cheese last month, bought it at the store though.

Watch out this type of smoking is very addictive

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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #19 on: October 14, 2009, 06:03:31 PM »
OU812 - I wouldn't mind buying it, I just have not seen it here anywhere (Atlanta, GA) to buy.  But for now it's really not that bad, about 20 minutes of work per cheese and then slap into the smoker.

classicrockgriller - No aging needed.  But I am sure if you were to vacuum pack it and leave it be for a while the smoke would penetrate quite well and good.

monty - Never know, but I don't think burk could make it past my mouth into the smoker  :), I like it way too much.

Mr Walleye -  Thanks for the info.  Will take a look.

I will see if I can post some pictures of the making process, I was going to make some more cheese today and take pictures along the way but mom beat me to it while I was at work, she was off work and bored I guess, 6 Gallons of milk bored !!!  But here is some pictures of the final product before smoking it.  And of course my favorite in use on macaroni (you can use any type of pasta) !









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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #20 on: October 14, 2009, 06:10:16 PM »
Ak, PLEASE, some instructions on making the cheese.  Either that or ship your mom up here  ;D
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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #21 on: October 14, 2009, 07:14:21 PM »
Ak, PLEASE, some instructions on making the cheese.  Either that or ship your mom up here  ;D

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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #22 on: October 14, 2009, 07:36:39 PM »
Or Down here.

That's not fair!  You're closer.  :-\
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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #23 on: October 14, 2009, 07:44:28 PM »
Ship mom, noodles and the cheese.

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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #24 on: October 15, 2009, 04:26:11 AM »
Wow, that looks awesome.  I have made ricotta before and it's awesome.  I'm going to try making mozzarella next.  I keep looking at a class that teaches how to make aged cheeses but I really don't need another hobby (another expensive hobby at that).


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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #25 on: October 15, 2009, 07:26:34 AM »
deb, you can be our teacher.

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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #26 on: October 15, 2009, 08:55:29 AM »
Wow, that looks awesome.  I have made ricotta before and it's awesome.  I'm going to try making mozzarella next.  I keep looking at a class that teaches how to make aged cheeses but I really don't need another hobby (another expensive hobby at that).



Right there with you Deb!  Made yogurt cheese, ricotta, mozzarella, curds, but nothing needing a mold or aging.  But I really want to.  Where is that aged cheese class.  Cannot find one around here.  Tried to get a couple who does sheeps milk and goats milk cheeses to let me help - but they wouldn't.  I really like aged sheepsmilk and goats milk cheeses and that is what I want to learn to do.  Also can't find anyone who will sell me gallons of either sheeps milk or goat milk either.  So I might also have to buy some land, and learn sheep and goat husbandry.
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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #27 on: October 15, 2009, 09:51:30 AM »
Wow, that looks awesome.  I have made ricotta before and it's awesome.  I'm going to try making mozzarella next.  I keep looking at a class that teaches how to make aged cheeses but I really don't need another hobby (another expensive hobby at that).



I have made Mozzarella several times....be careful it makes it real hard to buy any from a store after making your own.  That reminds me I think I should make some this weekend for my company.
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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #28 on: October 15, 2009, 06:22:12 PM »
Caney

http://www.cheesemaking.com/cheesemakingworkshops.html

I'm a couple hours away from his place. 

I just started buying "groceries" from a place that buys from all the local farms in CT  & then delivers to customers.  I now have access to raw milk and milk that's not ultra pasteurized.  I think they have goats milk also. 

Deb

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Re: Making and Smoking farmers cheese, first time !!!
« Reply #29 on: October 16, 2009, 01:20:08 AM »
Caney

http://www.cheesemaking.com/cheesemakingworkshops.html

I'm a couple hours away from his place. 

I just started buying "groceries" from a place that buys from all the local farms in CT  & then delivers to customers.  I now have access to raw milk and milk that's not ultra pasteurized.  I think they have goats milk also. 

Deb

Deb;

Thanks for that link. Both locations are about a 2 hour drive from my location also.


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