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Ricki's Basic Cheese Making Kit

Ricki's Basic Cheese Making Kit

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Beginner cheese makers, this kit is for you. With a little effort and a lot of fun, you can make homemade cheese in your own kitchen.

This kit comes complete with ingredients and equipment to make 8 different types of cheese, including Farmhouse Cheddar, Gouda, Monterey Jack, Feta, Cottage Cheese, Colby, Parmesan and Ricotta.

Start now and make this into a new hobby or even a family tradition. This kit is fun for all ages, simply add milk and enjoy.



  • Basket cheese mold
  • Dairy thermometer
  • 1 yd Cheesecloth
  • Mesophilic starter culture
  • Thermophilic starter culture
  • 10 Vegetable rennet tablets
  • 1 oz Calcium chloride
  • Recipe booklet


  • Make 8 different types of cheese
  • Great for beginners
  • Additional recipes included for using cheese

Starter cultures and rennet tablets should be stored in the freezer. In the freezer, cultures will last 2+ years and rennet tablets will last for 5+ years.

Calcium chloride should be stored, tightly sealed, in a cool location away from direct sunlight.

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Frank J.
United States United States

Do just started to make the farm house cheddar and ricotta. Well first thing. I used the whey from the cheddar and added a quart of milk. Ended up maybe a little more than a half cup. Second which is the biggest issue. If you don’t have a cheese press don’t get this. And it doesn’t come with a lid. Direction says to use a brink which is far from sanitary. So you have to find something for a kid and is capable of hold 20lbs safely which in my case stacking things.

Robin O.
United States United States
Love giving your kits as gifts!

Loved it! Love the fact that everything is in there. This was great for someone who has never made cheese. We have a book and after reading what all you have to do, we had decided it was to much work and we had a hard time understanding how to do it. But your directions were great, easy to follow! My granddaughter is just learning to read and was able to read and understand what to do. Thank you for great products, kits, and supplies. It's nice to be able to go to 1 website and get everything you need, not here there and everywhere.

Dorian M.
United States United States
Awesome business!

Love this company! It's like doing business with friends, they are so helpful and encouraging!

Cyndi T.
United States United States
1st time cheese maker

My friend and I started with the feta cheese saved the whey, then moved to Monterey Jack saving the whey again. This gave us 1.5 gallons of whey so we proceeded to use the whey to make ricotta cheese added herbs de province to the cheese. Amazing, absolutely wonderful. Easy to follow directions and the finied product is amazing.

susan s.
United States United States

I bought this thinking I was going to just make farmers cheese.. Boy was I surprised that I had 8 choices of cheese that I could make from that kit. It was the best deal, I would recommend this to all new homemade cheese makers.. Cause that is what I am...