What is cheesecloth used for?

Answer Cheesecloth, originally designed to help in the manufacturing of cheese, has many uses: for clothing, to strain broth or other liquid, create bags of herbs and seasonings, to make homemade teabags,... Read More »

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What can substitute for cheesecloth?

Cheesecloth is a loosely woven cotton fabric similar to gauze that is often used to strain foods after cooking. Coffee filters, flour sacks and thin kitchen towels can all be used as substitutes fo... Read More »

How do I clean cheesecloth?

Fill a large bowl with warm water. Add 1/4 cup gentle laundry detergent to the water. Place the cheesecloth into the water. Swirl it around in the water. Rub the cloth against itself to get it ext... Read More »

How do I wash cheesecloth?

Rinse in Cold WaterSubmerge the cheesecloth in cold water. Work the cloth around in the water, completely wetting the cloth. Wring it out, and place the cloth in a washing machine.Wash the ClothWas... Read More »