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ThermoPop Thermometer ThermoWorks, thermopop, thermometer,cheese thermometer, instant read thermometer
$29.00
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Item #: E21 -

    Super-Fast readings are within the final degree in only 5 to 6 seconds! Designed for serious chefs and professionals, the ThermoPop by ThermoWorks features big digits and a back light for dark conditions. Molded-in seals and buttons make it...

    $29.00
    Tel-Tru Thermometer- 5" or 12"
    $19.95
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    Item #: E19 -

      We are very happy to be carrying this thermometer which is made right here in the USA. This Tel-Tru thermometer is a wonderful thermometer made from the highest-quality stainless steel. Equipped with a pan clip for easy use and the large two inch...

      $19.95
      Pocket Thermometer 1.5"
      $7.95
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      Item #: E4 -

        DESCRIPTION: With an easy to read dial that ranges from 0-220F (-20-100C), this is a great economical dairy thermometer for making cheese at home. DETAILS: 1-1/2" Dial Head Pocket Thermometer, S/S stem with storage sleeve. TO CLEAN: Wash stem only...

        $7.95
        Hygrometer and Thermometer hygrometer, thermo-hygrometer, thermohygrometer, thermoworks hygrometer, thermoworks, how to test humidity in a cheese cave, test humidity in a cheese cave, cheese cave humidity, testing humidity
        $38.95
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        Item #: HG1 -

          This hygrometer by ThermoWorks is perfect for testing the humidity in a cheese cave. It can also display two separate temperature readings using a sensor on a 10 foot cable (included) to also measure temperature in a remote location. The humidity...

          $38.95
          ChefAlarm  ThermoWorks, chef alarm, thermometer with alarm, thermometer with probe
          $59.00
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          Item #: E22 -

            Designed for commercial use, the ChefAlarm by ThermoWorks delivers features not found in "houseware" cooking alarms. Continuous Min/Max display tells you how hot (or cold) your food got when you weren't looking. A "High Alarm" sounds when your food...

            $59.00
            Pro-Series Needle Probe for Chef Alarm ThermoWorks, needle probe, immersible probe for Chef Alarm, water proof probe, Chef Alarm
            $15.00
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            Item #: E22NP -

              Immersible!!The immersible mini-handle/transition seals the probe assembly against moisture so the probe still works in a water bath or a simmering pot. Also suitable for meats including thick and very thin portions, this probe cable survives oven...

              $15.00
              Triton T3- 400 Digital Scale Triton T3, Triton T3 400, cheese scale, culture scale, scale for cultures
              $24.95
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              Item #: E31 -

                The perfect scale for measuring small amounts of culture, mold powders or powdered rennet!!The Triton T3 digital scale features a fully padded outer rubber case. All of the internal components have been re-enforced and shock mounted, resulting in a...

                $24.95
                Coolbot Walk-in Cooler Controller Coolbot, walk-in cooler controller, Coolbot with A/C, home walk in cooler
                $329.00
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                Item #: E32 -

                  The CoolBot turns most brands of off-the-shelf, window-type air conditioning units (purchased separately) into a turbo-charged cooling machine. Transform a (highly-insulated) room into a walk-in cooler, keeping products fresh and temperature...

                  $329.00
                  Storage Solution for pH Meters - 230 mL Hanna instruments pH storage solution, storage solution for pH meter, storage solution, Hanna Instruments
                  $18.95
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                  Item #: PH70300 -

                    To minimize clogging and ensure fast response time, always keep the glass bulb and the junction of your pH electrode moist. Store the electrode with a few drops of HI 70300 storage or pH 7 buffer solution in the protective cap. Expiration dates are...

                    $18.95
                    Storage Solution for pH Meters - 230 mL
                    $18.95
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                    Item #: PH7061 -

                      In many applications, electrodes become dirty while being used, with negative results on their efficiency. Since this dirt is not removed during normal use, special cleaning solutions are needed. HANNA® has introduced a new line of specific...

                      $18.95
                      7.01 pH Buffer Solution for PH Meters - 230 mL Hanna, Hanna Instruments, Hanna pH meter buffer solution, pH meter buffer solutions, 7.01 buffer solution
                      $18.95
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                      Item #: PH7007 -

                        The accuracy of any pH meter can only be assured when it is calibrated with standardized buffered solutions. Usually this is done at 2 points, pH 7.01 and pH 4.01 or 10.01 depending on the range in which you are working. For cheesemaking the choice...

                        $18.95
                        4.01 pH Buffer Solution for PH Meters - 230 mL hanna instruments, hanna pH meter, hanna pH tester, buffer solutions for pH tester, 4.01 buffer solution
                        $18.95
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                        Item #: PH7004 -

                          The accuracy of any pH meter can only be assured when it is calibrated with standardized buffered solutions. Usually this is done at 2 points, pH 7.01 and pH 4.01 or 10.01 depending on the range in which you are working. For cheesemaking the choice...

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                          Refrigerator Thermostat Johnson controls, refrigerator thermostat, thermostat for cheese fridge, cheese thermostat, thermostat for cheese cave, cheese cave, fridge tempcontrol, cheese fridge,
                          $84.95
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                          Item #: E5005 -

                            Take the guesswork out of the aging process! Easily installed on the outside of your cheese refrigerator, this handy thermostat will give you an accurate reading of the aging temperature without having to open the door. A sturdy, compact thermostat...

                            $84.95
                            Acid Testing Kit (Sodium Hydroxide-refill)
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                            Item #: E63S -

                              4 ounce refill bottle of Sodium Hydroxide to use with your acid testing kit.

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                              Acid Meter
                              $88.00
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                              Item #: E70 -

                                MADE IN THE USA! The ability to test and monitor the acid levels of milk and the development of acid during the process will help with making more consistent batches of cheese.If you want to take your cheese making a step further and measure the...

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                                Acid Testing Kit
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                                Item #: E63 -

                                  Now you can easily test the acidity of milk, cheese whey, and other dairy products with our inexpensive acid testing kit. Increasing acidity levels is an important part of cheese making and this kit takes away the guess work. It lets you know when...

                                  $19.95
                                  1/2oz. Color Solution refill
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                                  Item #: E63P -

                                    1/2 ounce refill bottle of Color Solution to use with your acid testing kit.

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                                    Waterproof pH Tester with ±0.01 pH Accuracy Hanna Instruments, PH Meter, Dairy PH Meter, PH Testing For Cheese, PH Tester For Cheese, Hanna PH Tester. Hanna HI98128, pHep 5
                                    $119.95
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                                    Item #: PH3 -

                                      Reliable pH meter by Hanna Instruments, providing automatic temperature compensation and pH readings to 0.01 resolution and +/- 0.05 % accuracy. It provides automatic calibration at 1 or 2 points.It offers ease-of-use in combination with its...

                                      $119.95
                                      pH Indicator Strips 4.0-7.0
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                                      Item #: PH4 -

                                        These pH-indicator test strips provide a cost-effective tool to determine the general pH of liquid milk and whey in cheese making. The pH strips measure in the 4.0-7.0 range (ideal for cheese making) with pH increments of .2-.3. These pH indicator...

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                                        Pot Clip for Chef Alarm Thermoworks, chef alarm, chef alarm clip, extra pot clip
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                                        Item #: E22CLIP -

                                          Pot clip for E22-Chef Alarm. This clip is larger than the one that comes standard with the Chef Alarm. It has four holes, 2- 4.0mm holes and 2-3.5mm holes, which allow you to adjust where in the pot the probe sits. The 3.5mm hole fits the Chef...

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                                          Make delicious cheese at home with this deluxe kit
                                          $49.95
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                                          Item #: G4 -

                                            This Duo is a wonderful way to begin making your own cheese at home!!! With a little effort and a lot of fun, you can make eight varieties of your very own preservative free cheeses: Farmhouse Cheddar, Gouda, Monterey Jack, Feta, Cottage Cheese,...

                                            $49.95
                                            Complete Home Cheese Making Set (B1, K1 & K2) cheddar,gouda,jack,pepper jack,homemade cheese,make your own cheese,make cheese at home,making gouda,cottage cheese,feta,paremesan,home cheese making,home cheesemaking,beginner cheesemaking,making my own cheese,
                                            $64.95
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                                            Item #: G1 -

                                              This Complete Set is the ultimate startup to your Home Cheese Making Adventures!! This set includes what is considered to be the "Bible of home cheese makers" Home Cheese Making, by Ricki Carroll the "Cheese Queen" herself. There are 75 cheese...

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                                              Ibores Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat 3 gallons of milk to 86°F (30°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of 120-140°F water. As the milk reaches the target temperature, add cool water to the hot water until the water bath is about 2-3°F above...

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                                                The perfect cheese making kit for beginners
                                                $14.95
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                                                Item #: K14 -

                                                  Close your eyes and think Tiramisu-yummmmm! All you need is a little cream to produce your own Mascarpone. This is much like clotted cream in appearance, thick and rich with a sweet delicate flavor. You will love how easy it is! This kit makes up...

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                                                  Goat Cheese Kit
                                                  $24.95
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                                                  Item #: K6 -

                                                    The perfect beginner kit for making cheeses with your delicious goat milk!!!! We only wish it were possible to send you some of the delicious cheeses that you can make with this kit using your own goat milk. Each recipe has been kitchen tested by...

                                                    $24.95
                                                    Pouligny St Pierre Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                      The Essentials of Making Pouligny St Pierre Pouligny St Pierre is essentially a lactic cheese, meaning the curd forms primarily from lactose conversion and acid production. This cheese needs a long coagulation of 10-12 hours before being ladled to...

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                                                      Mozzarella and Ricotta Cheese Making Kit
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                                                        This kit can be purchased by itself or as part of the Starter Special (Item# AGSD). Kit contains enough ingredients to make Mozzarella 30 times using our own easy recipe! The whole process takes ±30 minutes!!! For those of you who have goat's milk,...

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                                                        Make the perfect Mozzarella cheese in your own kitchen with this kit
                                                        $39.95
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                                                        Item #: G2 -

                                                          This set contains enough ingredients to make Mozzarella 30 times. The entire process takes only 30 minutes!!! Lipase adds a more distinctive flavor profile to your Mozzarella and our Stainless Steel Ladle is the perfect tool for scooping your...

                                                          $39.95
                                                          Goat Cheese Kit w/Book (K6, B6) goat cheese kit, how to make goat cheese, homemade goat cheese, how to make chevre, goat cheese recipe
                                                          $31.90
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                                                          Item #: G7 -

                                                            This set is a must have for those of you who want to know where your food comes from and what's in it. This wonderful set will walk you through recipies to make your own goat cheese as well as wonderful recipies for using your homemade cheese. Our...

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                                                            The gourmet home dairy cheese making kit
                                                            $69.95
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                                                            Item #: K7 -

                                                              his kit is for novice cheesemakers and success is guaranteed!! With it, you will be able to make 12 varieties of soft fresh cheeses and other dairy treats, such as Cream Cheese, Sour Cream, Yogurt, Fromage Blanc, Creme Fraiche, Mascarpone, Lemon...

                                                              $69.95
                                                              Rickis Basic Cheese Making Kit basic cheesemaking kit, basic cheese making kit, cheesemaking kit, cheese making kit, how to make cheese at home, homemade cheese, homemade feta, homemade gouda, homemade cheddar, how to make cheese, make your own cheese, cheese making for beginners
                                                              $29.95
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                                                              Item #: K1 -

                                                                If you are a beginner cheese maker then this is the kit for you!!! This kit makes eight delicious, homemade cheeses: Farmhouse Cheddar, Gouda, Monterey Jack, Feta, Cottage Cheese, Colby, Parmesan and Ricotta.With this kit you will be able to make...

                                                                $29.95
                                                                Yogurt and Greek Yogurt Maker  yogurt maker, greek yogurt, Eurocuisine, electric yogurt maker, 2 qt yogurt maker
                                                                $65.95
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                                                                Item #: E77 -

                                                                  Rich, creamy and thick- this beautiful yogurt maker from Eurocuisine, with a 2 qt glass jar, will provide delicious results every time! Use the unit to make your favorite kind of yogurt and then, if desired, use the draining bag to produce a thick,...

                                                                  $65.95
                                                                  All Natural Beeswax - 1 pound
                                                                  $13.95
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                                                                    We have had more than one customer send in beautiful photos of homemade cheese coated with their own beeswax. We're excited be offering this natural beeswax for you to use. Beeswax has been used for thousands of years for its unique chemistry which...

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                                                                    Home cheese making kit for the beginner
                                                                    $39.95
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                                                                    Item #: G3 -

                                                                      If you are a beginner cheese maker this is the set for you!!! With a little effort and a lot of fun, you can make eight varieties of your very own preservative free cheeses: Farmhouse Cheddar, Gouda, Monterey Jack, Feta, Cottage Cheese, Colby,...

                                                                      $39.95
                                                                      Black Cheese Wax
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                                                                      Item #: WAXBL -

                                                                        Cheese Wax is especially made for coating cheeses. It helps prevent unwanted mold growth while retaining moisture in the aging cheese. This wax is pliable and will not become brittle as will pure paraffin wax.CONTAINS: A formulation of paraffin and...

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                                                                        Basic Kit Cheese Mold
                                                                        $5.50
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                                                                        Item #: M222 -

                                                                          This is an ideal mold for draining soft cheeses and pressing hard cheeses. A weight of 3 to 20 lbs is the range for this mold. If you would like to use this for hard cheeses, you can use our stainless steel or plastic follower. DESCRIPTION: 6-1/4"...

                                                                          $5.50
                                                                          Red Cheese Wax
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                                                                          Item #: WAXRED -

                                                                            Cheese Wax is especially made for coating cheeses. It helps prevent unwanted mold growth while retaining moisture in the aging cheese. This wax is pliable and will not become brittle as will pure paraffin wax. CONTAINS: A formulation of paraffin...

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                                                                            Clear Cheese Wax
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                                                                            Item #: WAXCLR -

                                                                              Cheese Wax is especially made for coating cheeses. It helps prevent unwanted mold growth while retaining moisture in the aging cheese. This wax is pliable and will not become brittle as will pure paraffin wax. CONTAINS: A formulation of paraffin...

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                                                                              Purple Cheese Wax
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                                                                              Item #: WAXPPL -

                                                                                Cheese Wax is especially made for coating cheeses. It helps prevent unwanted mold growth while retaining moisture in the aging cheese. This wax is pliable and will not become brittle as will pure paraffin wax. CONTAINS: A formulation of paraffin...

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                                                                                Yellow Cheese Wax
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                                                                                Item #: WAXYLW -

                                                                                  Cheese Wax is especially made for coating cheeses. It helps prevent unwanted mold growth while retaining moisture in the aging cheese. This wax is pliable and will not become brittle as will pure paraffin wax. CONTAINS: A formulation of paraffin...

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                                                                                  Penicillium Roqueforti (PV) penicillium roqueforti, blue mold for cheese, blue mold, p. roqueforti, blue cheese, bleu, bleu cheese mold, danisco, choozit, choozit PR PV
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                                                                                  Item #: C90 -

                                                                                    Penicillium Roqueforti (blue mold) is used to ripen and give flavor to Blue, Gorgonzola, and Stilton cheeses. This mold gives an intense blue-green marbled interior, piquant aroma and creamy consistency.CONTAINS: Penicillium Roqueforti (PV)SIZE:...

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                                                                                    Flora Danica (DS) flora danica, CHR Hansen, feta culture, feta cheese
                                                                                    $11.95
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                                                                                    Item #: C11 -

                                                                                      This (mesophilic type) culture adds a buttery taste to any soft cheese such as Havarti, Gouda, Edam, Camembert, Brie, Feta, Blue, Buttermilk, Sour Cream, Cream cheese, Creme Fraiche and Cultured Butter. This culture may be used as a direct set...

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                                                                                      Buttermilk (DS) 5 packets
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                                                                                      Item #: C21 -

                                                                                        This is a thick, old-fashioned New England Buttermilk which can be made with skim or whole milk.The amount of character (acid, flavor, texture) can be controlled by increasing or decreasing time and/or temperature. CULTURE INCLUDES: lactose, (LL)...

                                                                                        $6.95
                                                                                        MM100 Mesophilic Culture Choozit MM100, Choozit MM series, danisco Choozit, danisco cultures, cheese cultures, mm 100
                                                                                        $10.95
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                                                                                        Item #: MM100 -

                                                                                          Used in making a variety of soft ripened and fresh cheeses including Brie, Camembert, Gouda, Edam, Blue, Feta, Havarti and ChevreThis is the mesophilic culture to use for a more pronounced butter like flavor and a somewhat more open texture.This...

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                                                                                          Fromage Blanc Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                            1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat 1 gallon of milk to 86°F while stirring slowly. You can use a thermometer, or since this is so close to our body temperature you can heat until the milk feels neither cool nor warm. Once the milk is heated, open one...

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                                                                                            Mozzarella Recipe with Instant Nonfat Dry Milk
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                                                                                              Selecting Powdered Milk and Cream This recipe for Mozzarella involves adding cream to Non Fat Dry Milk Powder. We've had great luck using "Carnation" brand milk here so if you're having problems with other brands give this one a try. We've used...

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                                                                                              Belper Knolle Recipe
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                                                                                                1Heat & Acidify Milk If using pasteurized milk, add about 1/8-1/4 tsp of Calcium Chloride at this point. Begin by heating the milk to 86°F (30°C). You do this by placing the milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the...

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                                                                                                Bleu dAuvergne Recipe
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                                                                                                  A Note on Batch SizeI would recommend that you not make this cheese until you have made a few other cheeses for the experience. It really needs to be a 4-5 lb. cheese or larger to increase the ratio of curd mass to surface area needed to develop a...

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                                                                                                  Cheshire Cheese Recipe
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                                                                                                    1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the 4 gallons of milk to 86-88°F (30-31°C). Higher temp for higher fat milk. You can do this best by placing the pot of milk in a larger pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove,...

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                                                                                                    Cottage Cheese Recipe (Dry Curd)
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                                                                                                      Making Dry Curd Cottage Cheese at Home This is truly a cheese like your grandmother might have made on the back of the wood stove and just as easy to make in todays kitchens with very few ingredients required. This recipe will work well with store...

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                                                                                                      Cream Cheese Recipe
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                                                                                                        You will also find the process and instructions are a rough guide for ripening and draining time, but more importantly, I have provided descriptions and visual cues to: Accommodate the differences in milk quality as well as milk/cream content Allow...

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                                                                                                        Creole Cream Cheese Recipe
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                                                                                                          1Heat Milk & Add Culture Add 1/4tsp calcium chloride solution to the milk and then warm to 70-80°F (I prefer to heat to 80°F and let it drop to room temp). You heat this by placing the pot of milk into another pot, or sink, of very warm water...

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                                                                                                          Chevre (Goat Cheese) Recipe
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                                                                                                            A Simple Recipe for Making 1 Gallon of Goats Milk into ChevreHere we will begin with the simplest Chevre recipe. We have developed a special Chevre culture pack available from our website that contains both the culture and powdered rennet to set 1...

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                                                                                                            Feta Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                              Our Feta recipe is made with whole fat cow milk but ewe or goats milk can easily be used to achieve more traditional flavors. The recipe below is for 4.5 gallons of milk, if you would like to make a 2 gallon batch, simply reduce the culture and...

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                                                                                                              Feta Cheese Making Recipe (Bulgarian)
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                                                                                                                A Recipe for Bulgarian Feta (White Brined Cheese) The recipe below is for a white brined cheese made from cows milk "in the style of" what is produced in Bulgaria. Bulgarian style Feta if you will. 1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to...

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                                                                                                                Tilsit Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                                  A Recipe for Making Tilsit Cheese in Your Kitchen My guide, as written here, is for a 2 gallon batch which will yield a little more than 2 lbs of finished cheese. I normally do a double batch as I show in the photographs below for a better...

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                                                                                                                  Tomme Style Cheese Recipe
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                                                                                                                    A Recipe For Making Your Home Tomme The photos below are actually for a double batch using 8 gallons of milk, if you prefer to make an 8 gallon batch, just double my guide amounts below. With either batch size, this cheese has a somewhat open...

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                                                                                                                    Wine Infused Cheese Recipe
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                                                                                                                      A Recipe for making a cheese infused with wineThe cheese I made while taking the photos below was a 4 gallon batch, the recipe I have written is for 2 gallon batch which tends to be a good size for home cheese makers. When working with two gallons...

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                                                                                                                      Yorkshire Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                                        A Recipe for making a cheese in the style of the Yorkshire Dales This cheese has been on my radar here for some time now and in the end I have managed to make my own version of a cheese that to me seems to fit the profile. The research has come...

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                                                                                                                        Crottin de Chavignol Recipe
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                                                                                                                          Making Crottin Style Cheese with Goat's Milk The following is our recipe for making 4 nice cheeses from a gallon of goat milk. The guide can be easily doubled by increasing the ingredients proportionate to the milk volume. 1Acidify & Heat Milk...

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                                                                                                                          Fourme d Ambert Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                                            A Recipe for making Fourme Ambert I managed to get Mark to order some of the traditional tall Fourme d' Ambert forms for me, so many of the pictures show the 7 gallon batch, but I have also made it in the 2 gallon size, which suits some of our...

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                                                                                                                            Goat Cheese Recipe with Ash
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                                                                                                                              How to Make a Goat Milk Cheese Ripened With Ash The cheese we will be making in this recipe is a lactic type goat's milk cheese with a covering of salt and fine powdered charcoal. As it ripens, it will change from dark grey/black to a beautiful...

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                                                                                                                              Goat Milk Tomme Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                                                Recipe for a Medium Aged Goat Milk Tomme The recipe below is for a 2 gallon batch, but it can easily doubled by increasing the milk and ingredients proportionately. My pictures below show a double batch (4 gal) and using a patterned basket cheese...

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                                                                                                                                Gouda Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                                                  1 Acidify & Heat Milk Begin with 6 gallons of whole full fat milk. This can either be pasteurized milk or raw milk. If using raw milk the milk must be of highest quality because The low acid of this cheese will not protect against late fermentation...

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                                                                                                                                  Paneer Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                                                    1 Heat Milk Buffalo milk was most traditionally used for this with its butterfat content of about 6%, but whole milk in the 3 - 4.5% range is commonly used today and much more readily available. A low fat version using skim milk has been produced...

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                                                                                                                                    Munster Recipe
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                                                                                                                                      First made in the vicinity of the Vosges Mountains of France near the western border of Germany. It is similar to Brick but has less surface smear and undergoes less surface ripening. This is a typical washed rind cheese that uses a regular brine...

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                                                                                                                                      Taleggio Cheese Making Recipe
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                                                                                                                                        A Recipe for Making Taleggio at HomeThis recipe will be for a single cheese using pasteurized whole milk and our Tallegio mold. The recipe can be modified by changing milk and additions proportionately for larger or smaller cheese. If using raw...

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                                                                                                                                          Culture Options for Making Quark To show how diverse home cheese making can be, I am going to lay out a range of cultures you can use, depending on the milk you are using and what you really prefer to make. For Quark you will be best off using one...

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                                                                                                                                            Lets Make MascarponeHere are two great recipes for making Mascarpone, the first recipe is a little faster and uses Tartaric Acid, while the second recipe has a bit more flavor and uses a Starter Culture. In both of the Mascarpone recipes below we...

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                                                                                                                                              This is a very exciting cheese to make but requires some previous experience in making softer washed rind cheeses. For the newer cheese maker I hope it offers more insight into how exciting cheese making can be and a mark to set your sights on as...

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                                                                                                                                                1Heat & Acidify Milk Begin by heating the milk to 86°F (30°C). I do this by placing the gallon of milk in a pot or sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot on the stove make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it well as it heats Once...

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                                                                                                                                                  1Acidify & Heat Milk Begin by heating the milk to 88°F (32°C). This is best done by placing the milk pot in another pot or in a sink of very warm water. If you do this in a pot directly on the stove, make sure you heat the milk slowly and stir it...

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                                                                                                                                                    Choosing the Right Milk Make sure the milk you use is not ultra pasteurized You can use homogenized or non-homogenized milk Farm fresh milk is a great option if you can find it localy Low fat milk will work but the cheese will be drier and less...

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                                                                                                                                                      A Guideline for Making Alpine Tomme I have made the cheese in both 2 and 4 gallon batches. The pictures below will show a 4 gallon batch (because I feel that they ripen a bit better in the larger format) but a 2 gallon batch is what I have outlined...

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                                                                                                                                                        Havarti Cheese Making Recipe Havarti has a buttery aroma, somewhat sharper in the stronger varieties, much like swiss cheese. The taste is buttery, from sweet to very sweet, and is slightly acidulous. It is typically aged three months, if aged...

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                                                                                                                                                          Ricki 'The Cheese Queen' makes a very simple No Fuss No Muss Cheese in the kitchen This is about as simple a cheese as you, the home cheese maker can make in your very own kitchen. It requires no forms, no press, and about as little effort as a...

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                                                                                                                                                            Before you Start The batch size is 6 gallons but can be increased or decreased by altering the ingredients proportionately. The milk for this recipe can be from either a pasteurized whole milk or a rich fresh farm milk. I have used an unpasteurized...

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                                                                                                                                                              Making Butter is Super EasyYou can make better butter at home in your kitchen than you can buy in the store these days. In this recipe we'll show you the how and why as well as a few options to add a little "culture" to your life.Essentially all...

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                                                                                                                                                                1 Acidify & Heat Milk Heat the milk to 94°F. Do this by placing a pot of milk into a larger pot of water or sink of very warm water. If you heat directly on the stove top make sure the milk heats slowly and is stirred while heating. Once heated to...

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                                                                                                                                                                  A Recipe for Making a Sweeter Alpine CheeseWhen I make a cheese like this I normally make a larger cheese. These types of cheese would often weigh between 60-110lbs and more. These were traditionally done large because they were made on the...

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                                                                                                                                                                    Dunlop, a True Scot Cheese Traditionally the milk butterfat content ranged from 3.9% to 4.4% which passes into the high fat content of the cheese. This high fat content was enabled by the smaller fat globules of the Ayrshire cows milk, which allow...

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                                                                                                                                                                      Cheese Curds, tasty little bits of fresh cheese perfect for a quick snack Cheese curds are the fresh curds of cheese, often cheddar. Their flavor is mild with about the same firmness as cheese, but has a springy or rubbery texture. Fresh curds...

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                                                                                                                                                                        A Recipe for Making CanestratoI have chosen to make this cheese with cows milk since ewes milk is so hard to come by in our area but the following recipe can easily be applied to ewe or goats milk. Even a blend would be great. You may need to...

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                                                                                                                                                                          1 Heat Milk, Add Culture & Rennet Begin with a gallon of regular homogenized whole milk (about 3.25% fat) and add about 4-6 oz. of medium to heavy cream to make for a richer cheese. If using raw milk, most of it has a higher fat% than the store...

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                                                                                                                                                                            A Recipe for Making ManchegoThe recipe below is for a 4 gallon batch of 100% ewes milk even though some of the images are from a more recent make session of a larger batch. This could also be made from a mixed milk of goat and ewes milk as was...

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                                                                                                                                                                              A Recipe for Making Vacherin d'Abondance CheeseMaking of the curd and draining does not present much of a challenge other than getting the absolutely best and freshest milk you can find. However, The more difficult part is the aging of this cheese....

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                                                                                                                                                                                A Recipe for Making TetillaThis cheese is easy to make but it does have several steps, including a cold water curd wash which is fun to try out. If you've already made a few different types of cheese this is a great cheese to make. We do suggest...

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                                                                                                                                                                                  1 The Right Cream & Culture Cream: Any type of raw or pasteurized dairy cream can be used with this recipe, although it's best to avoid ultra-pasteurized dairy cream due to unpredictable results (sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't)....

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                                                                                                                                                                                    1Heat & Acidify Milk I usually begin this cheese with either 8 or 16 gallons of milk. The larger size making for a longer aging cheese. The recipe below is for 8 gallons of milk. Begin by warming the milk to 90°F. Once reached add either: 1/8 tsp...

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                                                                                                                                                                                      How to Make Colby at HomeColby has unfortunately been lost in commercial translation over the years yet it's one of the few truly "Original" American cheeses. lets take a good look at its history and try to resurrect this great American cheese...

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                                                                                                                                                                                        Guideline for Making Bel Paese Style Cheese Although this cheese is normally made with pasteurized milk, it can certainly be made with a high quality raw milk. The guide I provide below however, will be for pasteurized milk. If you would like to...

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                                                                                                                                                                                          Queso Fresco Cheese Making RecipeThis is a quick and easy cheese to make at home in your kitchen. Its fresh flavors go with so many things, both sweet and savory. This recipe is for 2 gallons of pasteurized whole milk. If using raw milk, the...

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                                                                                                                                                                                            How to Make Shropshire Blue CheeseThe guide below is for a cheese from 2 gallons of milk, but the photos are from a doubled batch. I find that the cheese I make here in the larger size tends to be nicer, since the rind to cheese body ratio is so...

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                                                                                                                                                                                              A Recipe for Baby Swiss Cheese We suggest making a 4+ pound cheese for this one so the curd mass will contain enough gas production to develop proper holes. If you would like to make a 2 gallon cheese with less "Swiss" type character, make the...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                Beaufort Cheese Making RecipeIn this recipe we're focusing on Beaufort style cheese that's produced in the Tarentaise mountains surrounding Mt. Blanc and the heart of the French Ski Country. This is one of my favorite cheeses and I have spent a bit...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Guideline for Making Port du Salut / Saint PaulinCreating this recipe was an interesting research project from its history to the process of making cheese. During my research, I managed to find no less than six different directions to take this...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Guideline for Making Livarot Cheese To stay true to the original format for this cheese, which is somewhat higher and wider than a Camembert, I make a double batch from 3 gallons of milk. You can easily reduce it to a 2 gallon batch by reducing...

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    February, 2013    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com  It's a Camembert?..No!..It's a Blue?.. No Again!  It's CamBlu!This month, Jim has...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    July, 2014    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com Port SalutThis is one of many fabulous French cheeses which were originally created by Trappist monks in the...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    MOOS LETTER from cheesemaking.com by Jim Wallace WHATS NEW AT CHEESEMAKING.COM Take a look at our website for fun details on: Recipes, cheese makers around of the world, and much more A Great...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fromage Blanc The "White Cheese" but it is sometimes calledFromage Fraise ... the "fresh cheese" Now when Ricki suggested I do a recipe page for Fromage Blanc, I must say that I was less than...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Parma Style Cheese In spite of the fact that we could not label a cheese made outside of the designated area in Italy as a true Parma, we will try our best to make a cheese "In the Style Of". This...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Parma Style Cheese Although I have done a recipe on Parma cheese in the past, I have never been totally happy with the results since it always seems to fall short in the real comparison with a...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Resources/ Moos-Letter Online Moosletter A fun filled resource for home cheese makers Our fabulous Moosletters are filled with information, tips and tricks on home cheese making. You'll also...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Surprising Cheese from Switzerland Although it may look like I am storing little stones in my cave in the picture here, it is actually my newest cheese!    My cheese this month is...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    January, 2011     New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.      www.cheesemaking.com The Queen's Castle is Being Transformed!If you've been to one of Ricki's...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Taleggio Cheese I am often asked what my favorite cheese is and find this a tough choice to make. However, I think that Taleggio is one of my top favorites and one of the great gifts to us from...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Creole Cream Cheese Finally 'Old Man' winter has relaxed its grip on the North East and so we will celebrate this month with a fun cheese to make. It's a cheese that had disappeared but is back...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ibores: a cheese from Spain One of my all time favorite cheeses of Spain comes from the far west of the country and, until recently, perhaps on of the least known parts of Spain. The...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wine Infused Cheese Wine and Cheese have been a great combo for thousands of years. It all began with the realization that grapes and milk could undergo a very special fermentation under the right...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Triple Creme Cheese Yes... it's cold outside! ... at least here in New England. And when the temperature drops, our thoughts turn to comfort foods and to me that spells 'rich' as in a bit more...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    "Schiz" from the Mountains of Northern Italy This month I will explore a little known cheese from the Dolomites of northern Italy. Schiz (shkee) is about as fresh and simple a cheese as you can...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A True Home/Farmstead Cheese So what is a Farmstead Cheese?? I like to think that this was the the cheese that our Grandmothers made on the back of the stove; a simple and to the point means of...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Tomme Style Cheese from the Alps This month's recipe is based on one of the great cheeses produced in the Alps. The Tomme is a cheese that is made when there is either a good supply of milk, or...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yogurt and Beyond For all of you that love yogurt, this month we delve deeper into yogurt making and address a few questions I have gotten on making yogurt variations. Specifically adding fruit,...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cotswold Cheese This month we take another look back in time to resurrect a wonderful cheese from the past. The Cotswold cheese may even predate the cheddaring process, judging by what I have read...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Paneer ... the Cheese of India This is an easy cheese to make, so much so that it is usually made fresh daily in India. Paneer is the most common cheese used in south Asian cooking and can appear in...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Creme Fraiche: What a Sweet Deal! As the summer draws to a close, the orchards and gardens are showing their best rewards. The fall harvest of fruits and garden goodies call for a celebration in the...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nokkelost A Spicy Norwegian Treat This month we venture into the far north of Europe, to Norway, for a cheese that has always been considered their year end Holiday Cheese. The appreciation for this...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Baby Swiss Cheese This month we bring you another 'American Original' Cheese. It's not really Swiss, and it's not really a Baby in size at all (only when compared to those monster Swiss...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Queso Fresco OK ! Winter is over (I think) and with May and Cinco de Mayo, I begin thinking of summer and fresh cheese. Three thoughts do come together here: May, Mexico, Fresh Cheese, ....all...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Goat Cheese with Ash The Goat - the Vine - and the Fire The history of ash in cheese making goes back hundreds of years to its use as a method to protect the surface of young cheese. As years...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    MascarponeWhat would be more suited for this month than this wonderful creamy dessert cheese? This cheese is synonymous with dessert preparation. Yum! A rich and creamy cheese for making that...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    The 'Drunken Goat' No, it's not a party in the pasture for those happy goats but another wonderful Spanish cheese for this month’s recipe and its just in time for this spring's freshening goat's...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cottage Cheese This was a cheese made for generations by our grandmothers at the back of the wood stove on the farm but most recently it is found as a commodity in the grocers dairy aisle. Now you...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Robiola For this months recipe we will explore a simple cheese: Robiola from Northern Italy. This may be the perfect cheese for the home or farmstead cheese maker. It is a cheese produced in the...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    For a printable version click here Make a Cream Cheese Better than you can buy ! The recipe for this month will be another simple cheese to make in the kitchen. However, when I began researching...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Original Italian Basket Cheese This is a cheese I have been thinking about doing some research on for quite some time now. It is called Canestrato in Italy because of the beautiful reed baskets...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hello Ricki, I doubt if you remember whey back to (I think) 1994 when you held a cheese making class at the ADGA convention in Madison WI. I was one of many who took the all day class. Every...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Home/ Learn/ Recipes/ Customer Recipes/ Ostakaka Ostkaka Cheese Making Recipe This is a Swedish (Scandinavian) dessert dish, traditionally served at Christmas. Not really custard and not...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    For a printable version click here Brick Cheese This month we will showcase another American Classic; Wisconsin Brick Cheese Unfortunately, like the Colby cheese, this cheese is not always produced...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hispanico CheeseBy Jim Wallace Spain ... We spend very little time on the cheeses of Spain and I needed to find out why. The Hispanico cheese for this month will be made with 100% cows milk but...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    March, 2012     New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.      www.cheesemaking.com   The Cheese Queen rules in favor of an Organic Food Bill!A note from...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    click here for a printable versionBetter Butter You can easily make much better butter at home in your kitchen than you can buy in the store these days. We will show you the how and why as well as a...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Caciocavallo While exploring the booths of cheese at the big cheese festival in Bra Italy (home of Slow Foods), I was amazed at the number of different cheeses in this style from various regions of...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Colby, a real American Cheese We wish you all a Healthy and Prosperous 2012, its a New Year and thought it important we start out with another great recipe. Now Colby is something quite old (1885)...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    August, 2013    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com Farmstead CheeseAttention beginners!  This is the cheese for you.  If you start with...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Derby with Sage This month we will focus on the herb garden and add a savory touch to our cheese. One of the first herbs to come back every spring from under the snow is my sage, and since I have...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Crottin de Chavignol Yes... It's the quintessential goat cheese from France and one of the worlds finest goat cheeses made only in the Loire Valley of France. This month Jim brings us the history...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    CamBlu This is a rather modern style of cheese and is a great opportunity for us to experience making a hybrid cheese by combining two separate styes : A Camembert with its mushroomy rind and soft...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jim's Catamount Gold This month our cheese will be one of Jim’s mixed process specialties; in other words he is shaking the style of things up a bit! The result will be a small round of dairy...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tetilla from Galacia Spain This months cheese is 'in the Style of' a cheese from the north of Spain, that northwest corner where the mountains meet the sea. Wet and wonderful Galacia. Surprisingly,...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Danbo Cheese from Denmark… beautiful, lush, green Denmark, surrounded by the cool seas and producing those beautiful pastures for grazing. And what to do with all of that milk but make cheese?...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sweeta Gouda a new twist on that Dutch classic The lowlands of the Netherlands were taken back from the North Sea and Atlantic over many centuries, gifting them with lush pastures, ripe for dairying...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Manchego The Manchego cheese was traditionally made from the native sheep milk pastured on the high central Plateau of Spain. Manchego is probably the single most known cheese coming out of Spain...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Sweeter Alpine Cheese This month will be a very different cheese. I begin with a traditional Alpine style process but will be introducing one of the new generation cultures. If you are at all...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Queso Oaxaca For the past several months now we have been exploring cheeses across a pretty broad international spectrum. In September, we visited the historical Dunlop cheese from Scotland, and...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reblochon the Secret Cheese of Savoie Today Reblochon is the #4 best selling cheese in France and was one of the first designated to get the Denomination of Origin which protects a production area...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Red Lester Actually, the proper name for the cheese is spelled as Red Leicester, or Leicestershire, but it comes out sounding like "Red Lester when they say it. This was actually a cheese I avoided...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    São Jorge A cheese from the Azores For our April cheese, I have focused on a cheese that has a lot of history but still remains quite unknown to many due to its remote region of production. In the...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Stracchino di Crescenza As the warm spring winds melt the glacier that is New England, our thoughts here turn to fresh milk and fresh cheese, as we enter the new season of fresh green grass and...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Beer Infused Cheese Wow, both beer and cheese in the same bite! This is a great combo for the upcoming 'holidaze' and colder months ahead. Note: The photo on the left is one arranged and printed...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Cocoa and Pepper Rubbed Cheese This is another true American Original based on a drier version of Monterey Jack Cheese. 'Dry Jack Cheese:' Utilizes a longer cook and stir time to dry it out, then...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Making Tilsit 11.8% Match
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tilsit Tilsit is a wonderful semi-soft, mild, and buttery cheese needing only a moderate amount of time for aging. It is perfect for the home cheese maker. Tilsit, because of it's mild flavor, is...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Shropshire Blue This is one of the least known of the blues and one of my favorites. Bright orange with very distinctive blue veins. It just makes me smile when I see it. What were they thinking...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Caciotta A true Italian farmstead cheese. While Traveling in Italy, this is one of the most common forms of cheese that I can find on the Italian table. It is one to be eaten fresh as a table cheese...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Trappist Style Cheese Port du Salut or Saint Paulin This months cheese is a great choice as we enter the summer season because it really goes well with beer and BBQ. It is a semi-soft cheese that...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Fantastic Blue from the Auvergne of South Central France This month we focus on a blue cheese from The Auvergne of France, in the style of their Bleu d'Auvergne. This is one of my favorite blues!...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fourme d' Ambert In the Auvergne of south central France I have found one of the most beautiful rugged sites in all of my travels. Among the amazing foods found in the bountiful agrarian baskets of...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Pyramids of France No not the one at the Louvre! We are talking about cheese, my friends, and more specifically, goat cheese. The heart of France, below Paris and south of theLoire river, is...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    An Aged Goat Milk Cheese for the September recipe I am presenting a cheese for not only the beginning cheese maker but for everyone that has access to a good quality goat milk. In the past, my focus...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Raclette This months recipe is for a cheese that is one of my all-time favorites. It is an Alpine cheese that has a huge history in France and Switzerland, going back to long before they knew they...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Mountain of Gold LeMont d'Or / Vacherin du Haut-Doubs A Bark Wrapped Cheese Long before modern borders were established in Europe, this cheese was made in the Jura mountains just north of...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    An Alpine Tomme a true Hybrid For the past 15-20 years I have been making a lot of cheese for these pages that have been focused on 'In the Style of..' , in reality though many of my cheeses I make...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    An Alpine Tomme a true Hybrid For the past 15-20 years, I have been making a lot of cheese for these pages that have been focused on 'In the Style of..' type guidelines. In reality though, many of...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Tale of 2 Peppas I often get the question of .. What..How..and When do I make flavor additions to my cheese.So this month I will talk about one of my favorite food groups to add to my cheese here....
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dry Curd Cottage Cheese for the lactose intolerant I have been getting a lot of requests for this special cheese from many of our customers that have a definite need to remove lactose from their...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Esrom Cheese The perfect picnic cheese for summer There is a good chance that you may have never heard of, or tasted, the Esrom Cheese from Denmark but that is about to change. If you like a soft...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Very Special Cheese with the addition of Saffron and Black Pepper A cheese that is every bit as exciting for your eyes as it is to your mouth! This month we focus on a variation of a Sicilian...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Livarot from Normandy This month we will focus on some real history in cheese making from the maritime region of Normandy. As in those bad boy Normans/Norsemen from the north that kept raiding and...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Beautiful Country and its cheese! Yes, a beautiful country is a wonderful place to be anytime... but for this month we are talking about a wonderful cheese patterned after the Italian cheese 'Bel...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Home/ Learn/ Cheese Making 1,2,3/ The Process The Process Cheese Making 1,2,3 Preparation Just like in canning, preserving, and bread making, cleanliness is important in cheesemaking as...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    A Cheese from the Yorkshire Dales Through the centuries there have been many names ascribed to this cheese, but the one that has lasted is Wensleydale® . Just the name will bring a smile to many...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    October, 2014    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com The staff of New England Cheesemaking Supply Co. wishes you "Happy Cheese Making!" From left: ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    November, 2014    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com The staff of New England Cheesemaking Supply wishes you "Happy Cheese Making!" From left:  Ricki,...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    September, 2014    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com The staff of New England Cheesemaking Supply Co. wishes you "Happy Cheese Making!" From left: ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    November, 2014    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com The staff of New England Cheesemaking Supply Co. wishes you "Happy Cheese Making!" From left: ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    May, 2013    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com Little "Baby Swiss"Aw, it's so cute!  Spring is a great time to make a Baby Swiss!This is not...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    TEST: The Fantastic Moos-Letter | November, 2017 Catamount Gold an original recipe, meet happy cheese makers and have fun along the whey... November, 2017 Jim's Catamount Gold Here's an original...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Better ButterYOU WILL NEED: 2- 4 pints of good quality cream. Better cream = Better Butter. A quart of cream will yield about a pound of butter, give or take. 1 packet of our Buttermilk culture...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Halloumi Cheese Although Halloumi is traditionally made with ewe's milk and added cow's milk, I will be making it in this recipe with 100% cow's milk. You can easily substitute your own mix of milk...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    November, 2012    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com Vegan CheeseWe never thought we'd see the day when Jim would try to make dairy-free...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cheese Making Recipes on our Blog Home/ Learn/ Recipes/ Cheese Making Recipes on Our Blog Cheese Making Recipes on Our Blog Click here to visit our cheese making blog Here are some delicious recipes...
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Beaufort, Alpine StyleYOU WILL NEED: 12.5 gallons of whole milk1/4 tsp MA011 or 2 packets of C101. This will develop initial acidity at the lower temperature.3/8 tsp TA061 or 3 packets C201....
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Presents: 'The Cheesemakers' Andrea Lewis A true 'Home' Cheese maker Andrea is a new startup cheese maker and what drew her to my attention was the number of progressive questions she kept asking at...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    MOOS LETTER from cheesemaking.com by Jim Wallace WHATS NEW AT CHEESEMAKING.COM With all the great new improvements and changes here at New England Cheese Making Supply, we are constantly trying to...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    MOOS LETTER from cheesemaking.com by Jim Wallace WHATS NEW AT CHEESEMAKING.COM Well we've done it, we have been in "O" magazine. What a few years this has been for all of us here at New England...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Provolone This is an Italian stretched-curd (pasta filata) cheese, first made in southern Italy but now also made in other parts of Italy and in the United States, principally in Wisconsin and...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cream Cheese YOU WILL NEED: 1 gallon of whole milk (3.25%).  Make sure this is not ultra-pasturized, but homogenized is OK. Plus 1 pint of heavy cream (36-40%) Calcium chloride can be added for...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    December, 2010     New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.      www.cheesemaking.com A Very Good CauseThere is always excitement in the Cheese Queen's...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gorgonzola Dolce "The Sweet One"In Italy this is sometimes known as Cremifacato or Dolcelatte. It is made from cows milk and is mild, creamy and sweet. This is the younger version of aged Gorgonzola...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beginning Questions Where to start Getting the Neighborhood making cheese How warm does the milk have to get What other ingredients/equipment Minimal amount of equipment is needed What is a cheese...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    October 11, 2006 Cheese challenge By LAURIE HIGGINS CONTRIBUTING WRITER My husband and I discovered artisan cheese two summers ago at a farmer's market in Londonderry, Vt. There we bought a...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mooos Letter ... Spring 2006 What's new at cheesemaking.com One of Ricki's great fans is Barbara Kingsolver and she has written an article for the June issue of 'Food and Wine' magazine on Ricki's...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mooos Letter Winter 2007 What's New at Cheesemaking.com The Cheese Queen goes on the Road again Cape Cod Times, by Laurie Higgins Cheese challenge I was thrilled (and my husband was jealous) when I...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Presents: 'The Cheesemakers' Keith Brinch Christchurch New Zealand Home cheese making on 'Steroids' Greetings from New Zealand ... I was born in Cape Town, South Africa in July 1951, so that makes...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Yogurt One of the original dairy foods What is Yogurt? True yogurt is defined by a very specific process that dates back in time but no one really knows how old it is. It has evolved as a natural...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Home/ Learn/ FAQ/ 30 Minute Mozzarella 30 Minute Mozzarella FAQ's Beginning / Ingredients / Rennet / Salt / Curd / Stretching / Storing Mozzarella & Using Whey Beginning This section of...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Home/ Learn/ FAQ/ Aging Cheese Aging Cheese FAQ's General / Mold Ripened & Washed Rinds / Wraps / Natural Rinds / Waxed General There are many times when it is important to measure the...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Home/ Learn/ How-To/ Waxing Cheese The Ultimate Guide to Waxing Cheese This helpful guide to waxing cheese will help you to prepare your cheese for the aging process. We get many questions on waxing...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    January, 2010 New England Cheesemaking Supply Co. www.cheesemaking.com Next month is Valentines Day, which holds a special place in my heart. If you have been to my workshops, you have met my...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    April, 2010 New England Cheesemaking Supply Co. www.cheesemaking.com Singing While Making Cheese! As many of you know, I love to sing and I have hosted several singing workshops at my home in...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    February, 2010 New England Cheesemaking Supply Co. www.cheesemaking.com Moving Sale!!! We are moving after 31 years! New England Cheesemaking Supply Co. has been located at my home in Ashfield, MA...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brick Cheese YOU WILL NEED: 4 gallons of milk (not ultra-pasturized) 1/2 tsp. of our MM100 or 1 packet of our buttermilk culture (use about 30-40% less if using raw milk) 1/16 tsp B.linens Liquid...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    May, 2012     New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.      www.cheesemaking.com Opportunity Knocks! At Smith's Country Cheese in Winchendon, MassachusettsRicki...
                                                                                                                                                                                                     CamembertYOU WILL NEED: 2 gallons of milk (Not Ultra-Pasturized) 1 packet of our Buttermilk OR 1/4 tsp of FloraDanica culture. If using raw milk you can use 20-40% less of the culture due to...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mozzarella CheeseMade with a Live Culture It's more than just a Pizza Cheese Ricki is known throughout the world for her 30 Minute Mozzarella Cheese Kits, made by adding citric acid and rennet to...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    April, 2015   New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.   cheesemaking.com Happy Cheese Makers Everywhere! With much excitement and udder delight, we're happy to make two wonderful...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Moos-Letter | June 2015     June 1st, 2015 Recipe | Beginner | Q&A | Spotlight | News | Ricki | Classifieds | Events | Milk Last month we created a survey asking for your feedback and...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    September, 2013    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com Tomme de SavoieAre you ready to try your hand at a natural rind cheese?  This recipe is...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    November, 2013    New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.    cheesemaking.com A Beer Infused CheeseDuring the past few years, there has been a resurgence of interest by...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    February, 2015   New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.   cheesemaking.com Paneer Vegetarians - check this out!  This is a mild, versatile cheese with no rennet. In fact,...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Fantastic Moos-Letter | February, 2017 Enjoy a Fantastic Recipe for Red Leicester, Helpful Q and A, Workshops, Free Shipping, Fun Cheese Events... February, 2017 Red Lester (Leicester) The...
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Untitled DocumentThe Fantastic Moos-Letter | June, 2017Learn how to make a Manchego, meet happy cheese makers and have fun along the whey...June, 2017 ManchegoManchego was traditionally made with...


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                                                                                                                                                                                                    Make Time 30 minutes Pressing none Aging none Yield 1 pound Ingredients 1 Gallon Whole Milk (Not Ultra Pasteurized) 1 1/2 tsp Citric Acid 1/4 tablet vegetable rennet Optional Flavorings: Cheese Salt...