Elsyr, I think "room temperature" doesn't have to do with living in New England or Canada. I think it means the temperature of the room you've built into the cave where you store your cheese, as well as your hams and sausages.
(You don't have a cave? WHAT!? Then what are you doing trying to make cheese?)
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