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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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Kait .
Canada Canada
Ricki's Basic Cheese Making Kit

Perfect for the beginners like myself, easy instructions to follow, comes with multiple cheese options so you can pick your favourite one to start! AND they even ship to Canada, right on! Thanks again.

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T J.
United States United States
Very, very basic

While this kit has the cultures, rennet, cheese cloth, thermometer and mold you still need a follower, some way to press your cheese and age it. I'm interested in making cheese from my goats milk but overwhelmed by the additional add-ons. It becomes to cheaper to buy cheese at the store.

Lawrence A.
United States United States
Top notch kit

Awesome kit for the beginner.

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.