Cheese Curds

“A cheese curd is an orangish cheese byproduct that feels like Silly Putty but tastes a lot better. It was invented accidentally by UW cheese scientists attempting to create an object of pure cholesterol that would still squeak. Rats who are fed this remarkable food develop an unusual capacity to polka and drink beer.”
From DoorBell.net

Why am I posting about cheese curds?  Because Bonnie was hungry for them. Plus, I ::heart:: cheese. I always have. In fact one day I ate a whole 5 lb. block all by my lonesome. I had a few issues for a couple days after but it didn’t affect my love for cheese. lol. Anyway, I digress. Below is a recipe for Deep Friend Cheese Curds. However, my favorite cheese curds are not the deep fried variety but the kind you buy in a bag – also known as Squeeky Cheese.


Deep Fried Cheese Curds

Prep Time: approx. 10 Minutes. Cook Time: approx. 1 Minutes. Ready in: approx. 11 Minutes. Makes 24 servings.
Printed from AllRecipes, Submitted by Janet

Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 pound cheese curds
1 quart oil for frying

Directions:

In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in the eggs and milk. Mix until smooth.  Add more milk for a thinner batter. Coat the cheese curds with the batter.

Heat the oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Fry the coated cheese curds approximately 1 minute each, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

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One Response to Cheese Curds

  1. Jeanne says:

    I love cheese too but eating 5 whole pounds of cheese in one day?!?! /chitchat/smilies/jasons_smilies/rainbow/shocked.gifNo wonder you had issues. </img>

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