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Offline bcoots76

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Brick Cheese?
« on: June 20, 2005, 11:39:25 PM »
I was talking to a local pizza place in Peoria, IL called the Penguin. They said the use only brick cheese for their pizza. Has anyone tried it? I'm probably going to try it this weekendon DKM's thin crust pizza. I'll let everyone know how it turned out.


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Re: Brick Cheese?
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2005, 08:09:58 AM »
I used to use it in the 70's and 80's because of the availability of it from my Grampa's store, and the taste is great. It IS pretty runny though. Not horribly, but nothing like a firm mozzarella. Maybe if you include some shredded parmesan or romano, it would help bind it better.

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Re: Brick Cheese?
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2005, 10:22:37 AM »
Talked to a local pizza guy and he said they use a mix of mozz and brick for the pies.I can say the pizza was good.
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Re: Brick Cheese?
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2005, 09:19:22 PM »
Bruno's , in West lafayette Indiana (Purdue U.) , a locally famous and well known restaurant makes their pizza with 2/1 ratio of Wisc. Brick cheese to Mozz. cheese.  Gives a smoother creamier cheese topping according to the bakers there. Yummy pizza -ask any Purdue student or alum.

Offline nepa-pizza-snob

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Re: Brick Cheese?
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2006, 11:44:39 PM »
what the hell is brick cheese? A brick of what ? LOL - I heard the clerk at my local pizza supply
shop mention "brick" cheese, but I thought she meant mozz.

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Re: Brick Cheese?
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2006, 11:56:39 PM »
nepa-pizza-snob,

Here you go: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brick_cheese.

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Re: Brick Cheese?
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2006, 09:41:05 PM »
If anyone here likes brick cheese, you might also like Canadian cheddar.  I haven't been able to find the exact genus of bacteria used in Canadian cheddar, but I have a sneaking suspicion it's the same as brick cheese, just aged more.  It's quite possible similarities exist due the proximity of Wisconsin to Canada.


 

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