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Finding the Best Kits for the Entry Level Cheese Maker

Being able to make your own cheese is a pretty neat skill that not many people have, and it’s super easy to learn. If you’re new to the process, don’t be overwhelmed. Instead of shopping around for all your tools and ingredients, consider a cheese making kit. These kits usually contain some of the harder-to-find [...]

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Must Have List of Home Cheese Making Supplies

The idea of making your own cheese may seem like a daunting task, but the process can actually be quite fun and rewarding. Not to mention, you can customize your homemade cheese with ingredients you love and that have the most health benefits for you. It doesn’t take much to put together the essential cheese [...]

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How to Make Yogurt

Most store-bought yogurts lose their nutritional benefits by using added sugars, artificial flavors and colors, and even low-quality milk. If you know how to make yogurt at home, you can take back the nutrition and truly enjoy your yogurt guilt-free.Gather Your SuppliesIf you regularly make kombucha tea at home, you can make kombucha yogurt by [...]

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How to Make Kombucha

Kombucha is a fermented drink made up of bacteria, sugar and tea. The process of concocting this sweet, fizzy drink yourself is lengthy, but it’s easy to learn how to make kombucha if you’re committed. 1. The SCOBY and the Starter Liquid Make your SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) by adding store-bought unpasteurized kombucha to a [...]

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An Introduction to Making Soft Cheese at Home

You can make soft cheese at home and use it create your own specialty meals, and all it takes is a few steps. Here is a basic soft cheese recipe, and you can also use a soft cheese making kit.PrepareKeep your kitchen at or near 72 degrees. Yeast thrives in warm, humid environments and gives [...]

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5 Benefits of Making Your Own Yogurt

Yogurt is a healthy snack, and when you make your own yogurt, you can increase its nutritional value even more. Here are 5 benefits of making your own yogurt:More VarietyTired of the same yogurt flavors in the grocery store? If you are craving new flavors with natural ingredients, homemade yogurt is the perfect solution. You [...]

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5 Important Sanitization Tips When Making Your Own Cheese

Sanitation is extremely important during all of the cheese making steps. Good bacteria are necessary to make cheese, but you have to make sure your ingredients and equipment do not come into contact with harmful bacteria. Here are 5 sanitation tips to remember when you are making cheese:Never Combine Vinegar and BleachNever mix vinegar and [...]

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5 Reasons To Start DIY Cheesemaking

When you make your own cheese, you will have delicious, fresh cheese with quality ingredients right in your own home. Homemade cheese is unlike anything you have ever tasted and making it is a unique experience you are sure to enjoy. Here are 5 reasons you should start cheese making:Enjoy The TasteEverything tastes better from [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Adding Extra Ingredients in Cheesemaking

Milk is the main ingredient in cheese, but there are other ingredients that can enhance your cheese that you may not be familiar with. Below is a cheese guide that provides information about some of the ingredients you might be interested in adding to your cheese.Lipase PowderLipase powder is a version of lipase, an enzyme [...]

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Puerto Rican Cheese Making Company Rebuilds After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma causes catastrophic damage in Puerto Rico- The worst storm to ever hit the island.Many dairy cows were killed in the hurricane.For a long time, milk had to be dumped until electricity was back online. Houses in the town of Hatillo were severely damaged.Hurricane Irma may have damaged the infrastructure of Puerto Rico, [...]

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