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Old 01-27-2014, 03:46 PM   #17131
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It looks like a big wheel of cheese with a piece missing to me
Yep, Latté and I have made an incursion into the cheese. I have some brining in some smoked salt water, the rest in regular brine. I had to put it away before I weighed two more pounds.
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Old 01-27-2014, 03:58 PM   #17132
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Well 34 bucks (plus milk) for 20 lbs of mozz seems pretty good.
There are better prices on Amazon and specific Mozzarella kits. The cheese salt is just fine ground kosher salt.

Here is that site I found; Fankhauser's Cheese Page
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:30 PM   #17133
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That's very cool PF. I have been wanting to make mozzarella for ages, but I haven't gotten around to getting the necessary stuff. Let us know how the ricotta turns out.
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:33 PM   #17134
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I didn't care for the ricotta made from the whey, it was sour and had a mouth feel of chalk. I'll make ricotta from whole milk, next time.
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Old 01-27-2014, 04:55 PM   #17135
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I didn't care for the ricotta made from the whey, it was sour and had a mouth feel of chalk. I'll make ricotta from whole milk, next time.
How much fat was in the milk you used to make the mozzarella?
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Old 01-27-2014, 05:39 PM   #17136
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I bookmarked this site a long time ago. I did make fresh mozzarella last year and it was really good. You can buy the supplies separately for much less than $35 - nice gift, though! :-) I'm hoping to get more into it this year: http://forgingfromage.com
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Old 01-27-2014, 05:49 PM   #17137
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What I need is to have a friend come over and go through my clothes, getting rid of things. I am too attached to some clothing and I know it doesn't look nice on me. I will have the steer them clear of my t-shirt drawer.
Maybe a T-shirt quilt, so you can wrap yourself in memories!

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Old 01-27-2014, 06:48 PM   #17138
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Yeah, Princess!!!!

We made cheese in school but I haven't done it since. I got more into making fondant I guess.
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Old 01-27-2014, 06:50 PM   #17139
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How much fat was in the milk you used to make the mozzarella?
It was unhomogenized whole milk, from the local creamery.
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Old 01-27-2014, 06:51 PM   #17140
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Maybe a T-shirt quilt, so you can wrap yourself in memories!

http://www.toocooltshirtquilts.com/t...uilts-of-2013/
I am considering that out for my t-shirts. There are so many of them... Most of them smart alecky!
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