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Ice cream and strawberries

I would like to make some good strawberry ice cream.  However to get it to taste like strawberry ice cream, it's had to be a 50/50 mixture…

Started by Glenna Rose

1 Dec 20, 2014
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Yogurt not setting

My frustration level is highly elevated.  I started yogurt last night.  Always before, I have pasteurized the milk before I made it but did…

Started by Glenna Rose

3 Dec 9, 2014
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Faster cheese for melting?

Though I am attempting cheddar, I am wondering if there is another cheese that will melt that doesn't take so long.  I really would like to…

Started by Glenna Rose

1 Sep 7, 2014
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Making Mozzarella

I made mozzarella cheese yesterday, and used it on homemade pizza today.  It was absolutely wonderful!  I used Deborah's recipe from Raisin…

Started by Patty Meyer

7 Jun 2, 2014
Reply by Patty Meyer

What are you making now?

I see that there have not been many discussions about cheese  lately.  I love making cheese, and I own Nigerian Dwarfs very specifically fo…

Started by Marty Canaday

4 Jun 1, 2014
Reply by Patty Meyer


We have an employee this summer who knows quite a bit about cajeta. Right now we have a pot on the go with cinnamon sticks and vanilla, as…

Started by Marin Waddell

6 May 21, 2014
Reply by Patty Meyer

Cheesemaking Book

If anyone is looking for a really good book on cheesemaking I highly recommend "The Cheesemaker's Manual" by Margaret Peters. It's awesome.…

Started by Marin Waddell

1 Jan 5, 2014
Reply by Dorothy King

age and freezing milk for feta

I was wondering how many days old goats milk is before it should not be used for cheeses?  Also, can you freeze milk to use for cheese late…

Started by Shannon Jurdzy

10 Jan 5, 2014
Reply by Dorothy King

Translating Old Soap Recipe

I learned to make soap as a teenager with my grandmother, who taught me using a very old recipe. I've made that recipe for years and never…

Started by Rachel Payne

1 Sep 8, 2013
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Different types of yogurt

So far, I have found the traditional type of yogurt, the greek yogurt (which I believe is yogurt allowed to drain using cheesecloth, correc…

Started by Misfits Farm

8 Sep 2, 2013
Reply by Marin Waddell


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