Category Archives: Microbiology

Yoyo Swab Results

I have photographed the results of swabbing yoyos onto LBA plates. Of course this wasn’t an experimentally rigorous test and we can’t tell anything quantitative from it, but still it does appear that the “hand” swabs had visibly different community … Continue reading

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Furry Little Coat of Mold

Our homemade brie is successfully growing its furry little coat of mold! And just look at how different they look compared to when I first took the curds out of the forms! They’ve really flattened out. I didn’t even notice … Continue reading

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Raw Versus Pasteurized Milk for Cheddar

As you might recall, two months back I started some batches of cheddar. I was really curious to know how different the cheese would be using raw versus pasteurized milk, and whether I would be able to perceive that difference. … Continue reading

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