Category: Cheese Making Tools

Winter Project – Restoring A Cheese Cutter

For Months I have been seeing an ad on Facebook Market Place for an old hard cheese cutter. I’ve only seen theses in pictures of old cheese shops or in some high-end cheese shops, rarely used and only for display. The price was not…

Cheese Genesis – Smoky Valley Artisan Cheese Trip – 27 December 2012

It was a balmy -24C when I met Rick(from Explorations with Sailor Rick and part of Cheesepalooza) at the Tim Horton’s Parking at 5:30 AM on December 27.  We were meeting to head out to Smoky Valley Artisan Cheese (our partner in Cheesepalooza) to help…

Cheesepalooza Mozzarella Challenge Favourites – Traditional Mayhem

Once again it is time to announce our favourite posts for this past challenge.  It is getting harder and harder to pick our favourite posts as everyone is rising to the challenge of cheese making.  I am really impressed with the level of success…

Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking By Gianaclis Caldwell: Perfection in Paperback

I collect information.  Yes I said it I collect information.  I am not a person who collects information to crush my enemies; wait I do try to crush the evil Mozzarella Monkey, but that is another story.  I try to collect information about things…

Home Cheese Making Record Version 2.0

I posted an update earlier for the sheet that I use when I make my cheese. Again after using it I noticed another error when using Acrobat 9, so here is Version 2.0.  I hope this will be the last time I have to…

Cheese School on Craftsy.com – I’m going back to school…at home

One of the books I use the most is “Artisan Cheese Making At Home” by Mary Karlin.  I like her book and it’s companion website.  They both have some tips and good directions on how to make cheese.  I highly recommend her book.  Now…

Keeping the Record Straight Part II

I posted earlier about the sheet that I use when I make my cheese.  I used it again last month and noticed an error, so I updated it.  It still does not have spaces for pH, but they can be put in the notes…

Cheese Cave Spelunking!

Before I start I want to let you know these are my opinions and you could take them with a grain of cheese salt or not.  If you have suggestions then please post in the comments because   Knowledge is Power!  Now let’s do some…

Same Vat Different Cheese or How a Scoop Made My Day.

Well it is that time of the month, where I get to make cheese.  I get to create, try new things, try to not get divorced over the mess I tend to make (my wife tends to stay out of the Kitchen when I…

Well it is My Birthday

In my twenties my dream job was to own my own Restaurant, now that has morphed into my own Creamery/Artisan Cheese Making place.   I know that this really wont come true for a while or ever, but one could dream. Here is something…

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