(Gluten Free, Mac & Cheese AB Testing) As I’ve mentioned before, 3/5 of my family have celiac. No gluten products. Thankfully, gluten free products have come a long way in the past 15-ish years when my wife was first diagnosed with this. And for the most part, just about anything the family wants I’ve been […]Read More GF M&C AB Testing
Success! So, from my previous cheese posts, I attempted (and failed) my first attempt at cold smoking cheese. The second time, I vacu-sealed them and left them in the fridge for two weeks. It’s now two weeks later. First I took out the mozzarella. I had a roast beef sandwich and thought this would be […]Read More Fromage à Trois
My middle kid turned 21 today. We celebrated the night before with Tacos Al Pastor, Barbacoa & smoked queso! Barbacoa His favorite tacos are barbacoa (Mexican barbecue) I’ve made it before, but always something lacking when doing so. A friend of his says this is how his family makes it, so I thought I’d give […]Read More ¡Feliz cumpleaños!
So, my last blog I mentioned not everything is a success. But anything you can still eat isn’t all that bad. Well, my smoked cheese was a disaster. I mentioned in my Say Cheese blog I wrapped them in butcher paper and placed in the fridge for a week to mellow the flavor? Well, I […]Read More Say Cheese, Part Deux
Quick side-blog…smoked some cheese. Cold smoked Extra Sharp Cheddar, Mozzarella and White Cheddar using a cold-smoke method. The cold snap we got last night made the weather perfect for this (got down to about 75) Used a pellet maze to cold smoke for about 2 hours. Afterwards I wrapped in butcher paper and read somewhere […]Read More Say Cheese!