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Old 01-15-2013, 03:15 PM   #1
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Muslin in place of cheesecloth??

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It seems cheesecloth is kinda pricey. Has anyone used muslin cloth as a reusable substitute? Does it work ok? Any drawbacks?

Why Muslin is the Better Cheesecloth - Viet World Kitchen

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Old 01-15-2013, 03:29 PM   #2
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I don't see why you couldn't. Old fashioned jelly bags are made of muslin. Folks also use clean tea and flour sack towels for straining stuff. As long as they're clean, why not?

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Old 01-15-2013, 04:14 PM   #4
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If you use muslin you should wash it first. Many times muslin and other fabrics have a sizing in them.
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I use women's stockings. All together why do you ask us, the link you provide has a raving reviws of the fabric.
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:47 PM   #6
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Thanks all. I think I will go get some and try it.
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:18 PM   #7
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I generally use flour-sack towels instead of cheesecloth.
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I agree with you Zereh you can use a flour-sack towels instead of cheesecloth. :)
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:58 AM   #9
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I use muslin and I wash it before and after use. Works fine.
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I use muslin and I wash it before and after use. Works fine.
Thanks for all of the info. I will give it a try.
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