First try at smoking cheese

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Fire Starter
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Feb 16, 2013
Miami, FL.
72 degrees outside grey clouds and light rain off and on. Front to back mild cheddar, Montery jack and colby. Apple pellets in the Amazn. 3 frozen water bottles in a zip lock bag to help keep cooler. I will pull some at 2 hours, 3 hours and 4 hours.

MT, Looking good ,this maybe your first  cheese smoke but you'll be hooked and it won't be your last. 
One hour in and this is all the pellets have "burnt" for lack of a better term. I would have thought that more would have by now. I moved it to the middle of the grill and lit the other end.

Looking good.

Its amazing how simple and efficient that little invention from TJohnson works.
Just pulled the cheese. I don't think I will use my regular grill for this again. Should have used the vertical smoker. I don't think there was enough air flow in the grill. A little melting of a few pieces from being to close to the pellets. Oh well. Cheddar on the left.

since you have the maze... order some sawdust from Todd ... It "burns" a lot cooler than pellets .. or wait for colder weather (LOL) ...
Thanks everyone.

Follow up. Took some in to work and everyone that tried it went crazy over it.
Once people know you can smoke cheese you will have lots of requests. I've been giving it as Christmas presents the last 3 years and it's been well received. is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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