Our first crappy fall day here in sunny San Diego, a perfect day to smoke some cheese!!!
Dropped my Son off at school this morning and ran to Costco and Sams and picked up some cheese. I got medium cheddar, Colby Jack, 3 alarm Colby Jack, Pepper Jack and Dubliner cheese. I have know idea what Dubliner is, figured I give it a shot though.
Placed everything on the 26er and loaded the Amaze-n smoker with a mix of apple and oak pellets.
After I closed the lid I left it to see how how it was and it was kind of warm. I kind of got paranoid so I wet a dish towel and laid it on the lid just above where the smoker was and also added a pan of ice water just in case. I guess it helped, my cheese didn't sweat at all.
After 1.5 hours of smoking, the cheese doesn't look much different. I took the 3 alarm Colby, the round one off since it was smaller than the others. The rest I smoked for another half hour.
After 2 hours of smoking I almost used an entire row of the pellets.
Now the hard part, vacuum sealed the cheese an need to wait for a couple of weeks for the cheese to mellow out.