Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Show: Emeril Live
Yield:
about 1 pound of cheese

Ingredients

Directions

In a large stock pot, add the water. Add enough salt to the water until it tastes like saltwater. Bring the temperature of the water up to about 120 to 130 degrees, until the touch of the water is like hot bath water. Place a colander in the water. Crumble the cheese curd into the water. Using a wooden spoon, stir the mixture until the curd starts to pull. Using your hands or a spoon, pull the cheese until it begins to hold shape. It's like pulling taffy. Do not over pull the cheese because the end product will be rubbery. It is like you are pulling taffy. If the cheese hardens to soon, dip the cheese back in the water and repeat the pulling process. After the desired weight is achieved dip the cheese in an ice bath. The cheese can either be stored in salted water or rolled in plastic wrap. If you want to flavor the cheese, add the flavorings during the pulling process. Rub your hands with the herbs and garlic and work them into the cheese.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Pushable Rose Pops 00:48

Cool off this summer with these raspberry gelatin and rose cake pops.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Jewish Brisket Sandwich with Smoked Mozzarella and Red Cabbage Slaw

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Beer Cheese Soup with Garlic Butter Crostini

Recipe courtesy of Jeff Mauro

Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Goat Cheese and Black Olives

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Fresh Fruit with Honey Vanilla Mascarpone

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Cheddar Cheese Taco Shells

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Grown Up Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Classic Southern Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Virginia Willis

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.