from-scratch

Making Ricotta Cheese in a Slow Cooker
July 5, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Accidental Ricotta. Isn’t all cheese intentional? Perhaps making ricotta cheese at home started with an ancient accident. A homesteader’s kitchen arsenal includes knowledge of crafting dairy products. Knowing how to …

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How to Make Yogurt From Scratch + Recipes

Yogurt is healthy and delicious. Learning how to make yogurt from scratch is very easy, and requires very little equipment.

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8 Uses for Whey Around the Homestead
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Don’t throw out valuable products! There are many uses for whey around the homestead. As with coffee grounds for plants or cornhusks for mulch, these valuable byproducts can enhance your …

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How to Make Mozzarella Cheese in Seven Easy Steps
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

You can learn how to make mozzarella cheese, start to finish, within thirty minutes. It’s so easy you can do it while crafting the rest of your dinner. When I …

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How to Make Feta Cheese
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Some hard cheeses are intimidating, but feta doesn’t need to be. Making feta cheese is a simple way to practice for more complicated recipes.

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How to Make Homemade Sour Cream
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

How do you make sour cream so it’s the pure, cultured treat it used to be? It’s not hard and it’s very rewarding. Though I’ve been making sour cream for …

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Understanding Cultures Used for Making Cheese at Home
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Though people have been making cheese at home for millennia, the rules changed with pasteurization. Here’s how to use cultures for safe and successful dairy products. Pieces of pottery confused …

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Say Cheese!
March 13, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Modern homesteading combines elements of sustainability with the skills of making things from scratch, all to improve our lives. It’s hard work but we all agree the rewards are worth …

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