Still eating some of the cheese that was smoked last year

Discussion in 'Cheese' started by idahopz, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. idahopz

    idahopz Smoking Fanatic

    Hi folks - I'm new here but thought I'd post some of my past adventures in cooking. This cheese smoke was actually done last year at about this time, and I'm still enjoying what is left of the Gouda. It was cold outside (19F) and the intent was to do cold smoked cheese for the Christmas season. The lineup:
    • Gouda, Manchego, goat, and a couple kinds of cheddar.
    • Wood: alder
    • Smoke time: 2 hours
    Cutting method: thinner chunks this time (1 inch thick) for better smoke penetration

    Smoker: original Bradley 4 rack with 4 jerky racks added for 8 racks total

    Because the goat is so moist, it was ready to eat immediately (doesn't sound so good but is really delicious).  The smoke was light because the temperature did not go much above 50-60F.



     
  2. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    [​IMG]    Looks like a nice stash you have (had) there,, I just did me two batches this weekend,,,, What part of Idaho you from?

    A full smoker is a happy smoker 

    DS
     
     
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    Great looking pile of cheese, job well done.

    Keep On Smokin,

    Tom
     
  4. idahopz

    idahopz Smoking Fanatic

    Thanks for the welcome, gents - good to be here as there appears to be lots of activity and things to learn [​IMG]

    I'm in northern Idaho just across the border (and south) from Spokane
     
  5. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Not to far from me,, I'm in Lewiston..

    DS
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2015
  6. mr t 59874

    mr t 59874 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum, PZ.  Nice mess of cheese.

    T
     
  7. atomicsmoke

    atomicsmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    One can tell you are new here: You don't seem to care about food safety- eating year old cheese. Before you get banned for crass food safety infraction please provide an address so we can arrange safe disposal of the old cheese.

    Nice pile. Welcome to SMF.
     
  8. PZ,

    Or you could drop some off at Hudson's in CDL and boost their already top 5 Burger....[​IMG]

    Tom 
     

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