Ricki's Cheese Making Duo (K1, K2)
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 ten different types of cheese right at home, including Farmhouse Cheddar, Gouda, Monterey Jack, Feta, Cottage Cheese, Colby, Parmesan, Mozzarella and Ricotta. Our duo comes with Ricki's Basic Cheese Making Kit and our 30 Minute Mozzarella & Ricotta Kit.
- 2 Dairy thermometers
- 1 yd Butter muslin
- 1 yd Cheesecloth
- 3 oz Citric acid
- 15 Vegetable rennet tablets
- 3 oz Cheese salt
- Basket cheese mold
- Mesophilic starter culture
- Thermophilic starter culture
- 1 oz Calcium chloride
- 2 Recipe booklets
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 and citric acid should be stored, tightly sealed, in a cool location away from direct sunlight.
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The kit has every thing in it but the milk. and the instruction are pretty easy to follow. the instructions say 30 minutes to make...haha. it took me about 1 1/2 hours...probably because this was the first time to make any king of cheese. It didn't turn out perfect but I made cheese!! overall it was fun and I am going to make the ricotta next. Definitely need gloves for stretching the cheese while it is hot.
I bought this as a gift for a family member that is very interested in producing and preserving her own food. Liked the looks of it so much that I bought a set for myself. One for her, one for me . . .
This was the most perfect and gratifying quarantine project!
I bought Ricki's Cheese Making Duo, (K1 & K2). This is a great starter kit. In less than an hour I had my first batch of mozzarella done and it was outstanding. I will be trying farmhouse cheddar next. The instructions are easy to follow and everything you need is included, other than the pots and ladles. I am making cheese for Christmas gifts this year, thanks to this kit!