Author Topic: what temp to cold smoke cheese?  (Read 2537 times)

Offline michelle linnane

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what temp to cold smoke cheese?
« on: October 21, 2012, 06:43:37 AM »
I have a bradley digial smoker and would like to know the steps for cold smoking cheese.

1) What is the temp that you smoke it at? and how long?
2) also do you need to put ice cubes in the smoker all the pictures I see everybody has
   ice in the bottom of the smoker.
3) I am going to us the apple favor as that should be mild for the first time. 
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Offline muebe

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Re: what temp to cold smoke cheese?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2012, 07:14:12 AM »
You should keep the cabinet at 80F or below otherwise you might end up with melted or deformed cheese.

I go for 2 hours with apple, maple, or alder.

You will need to put ice in the cabinet especially if you are not using a cold smoke adapter of some sort. The puck burner will raise the cabinet temp up to 150F by itself.

Apple will be fine. After the cheese is smoked wipe it dry then vac seal and place in the fridge for at least a month to mellow before trying.
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Re: what temp to cold smoke cheese?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2012, 08:18:58 AM »
You can make a quick easy cold smoker. Here is a link.
 http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=3263.msg127846#msg127846
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Re: what temp to cold smoke cheese?
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2012, 06:45:31 PM »
Every time I look at that link I LMAO! (darn cats) ;D

Offline fjp110

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Re: what temp to cold smoke cheese?
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2012, 08:19:59 AM »
I use the bradley cold smoke attachnment and do it on a cool night.  trying to keep temps around 70 F.  use a pan with ice in it if need be.