how-to-make-cheese

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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An Easy Guide to Cheese Aging Equipment
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Once you’ve mastered making soft and fresh cheeses, you may want to progress to pressed and aged cheeses. What kind of cheese aging equipment will you need? With just a …

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A Breakdown of Proteins in Curd vs. Whey
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

When making goat cheese, you end up with most of the protein in curd and lactose in the whey, but we can get a bit more specific than that. Different …

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How to Make Cheese Curds for Hard Cheese
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Many dairy goat owners quickly learn how to make cheese curds and turn goat milk into soft cheese, but hard cheeses can be intimidating. Recipes may look daunting because they …

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A DIY Homemade Cheese Press Plan
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

This homemade cheese press plan will get you off to a great start when you’re ready to tackle pressed cheeses with your milk.

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How to Make Cheese at Home: Crafting Hard Cheeses
March 14, 2019 . · Home Dairy

Do you know how to make cheese at home? Are you ready to move from ricotta to Reggiano? Take a deep breath. The hardest part is maintaining temperature. Mozzarella, farmer’s …

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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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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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