13 pounds in the MES

Discussion in 'Cheese' started by whatamess, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. Smoked up about 13 pounds of cheeses in the MES last night.
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    Didn't have room for the Gouda, oh well I still have some left over chilling out since March. It will go in on the next round.
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    2 hours in hickory, rotated the trays bottom to top every half hour and flipped everything over after 1 hour. It stayed at 51* for the entire time, didn't budge a degree. AMNPS and mailbox mod made it possible. A full smoker is a happy smoker.
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    Sorry I became intoxicated by the smokey cheese aromas when I brought it all inside to vacuum pack and forgot to take pics of the finished product!
     
  2. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yup, cheese season is here.

    Looks nice.
     
  3. It will be some good eating after the rest.

    Now about forgetting the final pics[​IMG]

    Happy smoken.

    David
     
  4. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Dang gum it that looks good, I take it this is for your Christmas baskets?? hint hint 

    A full smoker is a happy smoker and yours looks happy 

    DS
     
  5. Thanks yes a few are for Christmas, a few are for coworkers who wouldn't leave me alone until I smoked them some cheese, and the rest are for me!
     
  6. I know, I deserve it. I broke the cardinal rule. Thou shalt take qview.
     
  7. One of my favourite times of the year.
     
  8. waterdogscbr

    waterdogscbr Fire Starter

    Trying to get into the cheese smoking. I have a mes and and AMPS. What is the mailbox mod?
    Thanks
     
  9. The easiest way to explain would be to do a search on here for it. there are dozens of threads and tutorials, etc. Unless it is very cold to start out with, cold smoking with your AMNPS inside the MES will eventually raise the temp enough to start melting cheese. You will likely want to start around 32* inside the smoker if you don't have a cold smoke attachment like a mailbox, etc.
     
  10. waterdogscbr

    waterdogscbr Fire Starter

    Thanks for your help
     
  11. darwin101

    darwin101 Meat Mopper

    Yumm, smoked cheese for days   [​IMG]
     

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