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Since 1978 we have been sharing the joy of home cheese making. With over 100 step by step cheese making recipes, helpful guides and easy to use supplies it's fun and easy to make cheese at home.

AgingHow to Store and Age Cheese in Brine

How to Store and Age Cheese in Brine

Get the best results when storing and aging Feta, Mozzarella, or other Mediterranean style cheese at home, we'll show you how.

BeginnerLearn About Cultures for Cheese Making

Learn About Cultures for Cheese Making

Some of the top questions we receive about cheese making have to do with cheese making cultures. Why are there so many cheese making cultures to choose from? Where do cheese making cult...

BeginnerFinding Good Milk For Cheese Making

Finding Good Milk For Cheese Making

When trying to find good milk for cheese making there are a few things to consider and sometimes it can be tricky to know where to begin. ​​​​​​​That's why we're sharing some tips and sugg...

BeginnerThe Evolution of Milk For Cheese Making

The Evolution of Milk For Cheese Making

Most milk comes from cows and we’d like to think they are all out on pastures eating grass. But are they? And if not how can this affect milk? Raising dairy animals on pastures depends on soil, su...

BeginnerA Guide to Cheese Tasting Terms

A Guide to Cheese Tasting Terms

Corky - Firm, hard, tough consistency, hard to break in fingers. When it breaks it does so in a woody manner. It is apparent at a very firm curd during draining...

BeginnerWays to Use Whey

Ways to Use Whey

You try to buy the best milk you can for cheese making and when you're done you have a couple of pounds of great cheese, but what about all of that whey that's left over? Why is there so much and w...

BeginnerHow to Make Cheese

How to Make Cheese

Learn how to make cheese at home and have fun from milk to yum. This guide will teach you about the cheese making process with simple techniques to help you make delicious cheese at home.

BeginnerEquipment for Cheese Making

Equipment for Cheese Making

Learn about the basic equipment for cheese making. You may even have some items in your kitchen, including a colander and measuring spoons. A few other items, including a dairy thermometer, curd kn...

BeginnerIngredients for Cheese Making

Ingredients for Cheese Making

Learn about the ingredients used to make cheese at home. Most types of cheese only need two or three ingredients, milk, cultures and rennet. These simple ingredients will ripen the milk, form curds...

BeginnerCheese Molds and Pressing FAQ

Cheese Molds and Pressing FAQ

Great tips and suggestions for using cheese molds and pressing cheese along with making and using a saturated brine solution. Forming and pressing cheese is an important step before it can be aged....

BeginnerCurds and Whey FAQ

Curds and Whey FAQ

Learn about different techniques and ways to work with curds, for both hard and soft cheese. After adding rennet, milk forms into a solid curd. Depending on the specific cheese making recipe, this ...

BeginnerRennet for Cheese Making FAQ

Rennet for Cheese Making FAQ

Learn about the different types of rennet, how to use them, and when to add rennet to milk when making cheese. In most cheese making recipes, milk is first ripened with cultures, then rennet is add...

BeginnerCheese Making Cultures FAQ

Cheese Making Cultures FAQ

The first stage in cheese making is to ripen the milk, during this process, milk sugar is converted into lactic acid. Cheese makers use starter cultures to control this ripening process. The same c...

BeginnerBeginner Cheese Maker FAQ

Beginner Cheese Maker FAQ

This guide has information on home cheese making for beginners, including general cheese making knowledge, information on supplies and basic techniques. Our mission is to share the fun of home chee...

BeginnerMilk and Cream FAQ

Milk and Cream FAQ

This guide will help you learn about different types of milk, how it is processed, what to look for when selecting good milk for cheese making and so much more. From store bought to raw and everyth...

Beginner30 Minute Mozzarella FAQ

30 Minute Mozzarella FAQ

A detailed guide for making 30 Minute Mozzarella Cheese at home, including information, tips and suggestions. Ready to have fun making cheese at home, check out our 30 Minute Mozzarella Cheese Maki...

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