Where can you find a homemade buttermilk recipe to suit your cooking needs? And is making buttermilk difficult?
Is the milk expiration date really a cut-off where you can no longer safely drink the milk? Is it guaranteed to stay good until that date?
Learning how to pasteurize milk at home is just one facet of owning dairy animals. A crucial one.
Getting started making goat cheese? Try these recipes first!
If you’ve never made cheese, start with the quick & easy cheeses that need minimal equipment and ingredients and are ready to eat fairly quickly.
There are many good reasons for raising dairy goats, and this article is the best place to start for more information about the best goats for milk.
While chèvre may be the most popular fresh goat cheese, when it comes to aged goat cheese, my favorite is a mouth-watering bloomy rind cheese.
When making cheese, rennet usually isn’t optional. But, though they do the same thing, animal and vegetable rennet have very different beginnings.
Want to sell more surplus milk to local customers or find more homes for those spring kids? Teach how to make goat cheeses and then host a local amateur cheesemaking contest!
A half-hour west of Portland, Oregon, on 33.5 acres that have been farmed since the 1920s, Fraga Farmstead and Creamery was the first goat dairy to be certified through Oregon Tilth; a legacy that the creamery takes seriously.
While our modern world often favors packaged starter cultures for consistency, natural cultures of bacteria and yeasts have been used for thousands of years to make or preserve food.