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Lift the cloth out of the strainer, flip the cheese onto your hand, take off the cheesecloth and put the cheese on a plate.
Preparation Place coriander seeds and peppercorns in the center of a layer of cheesecloth, bring ends up together, and tie closed with kitchen twine.
Cure: Place the blended mixture into a container with a wide mouth and cover with cheesecloth.
If no juicer is available, blend the cucumber, mint, and water in a blender or food processor, and then strain the mixture through a cheesecloth. Pour the cucumber juice into a tall glass.
The prohibition was ignored to ill effect on Aug. 11, 2003, when two workers at PF-4 inhaled plutonium after a sudden reaction between that material, organic cheesecloth, and acid.
Federal rules prohibit using cheesecloth in such cleanups because contact with plutonium can trigger chemical reactions and fires.
Put cardamom, bay leaves, coriander seeds, ginger and thyme into a tea ball infuser (or wrap in a double thickness of cheesecloth and tie closed).
Place a funnel lined with cheesecloth or a coffee filter on top of the oil container and strain the oil into it.
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Origin and Etymology of cheesecloth
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of cheesecloth for English Language Learners
: a very thin cotton cloth that is used especially in preparing food
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