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Deluxe Cheddar Kit

$89.97
Optional Cheese Press ; this is a GREAT starter kit !

About This Product

MAKE YOUR OWN AGED CHEDDAR OR 'SQUEAKY' CHEDDAR CURDS!   

Make your own or give the gift of homemade cheese to a fellow cheese lover.

This kit includes everything you need to make white or orange cheddar. Just add milk! Our Kit and helpful instructions make it easy.

Make as many as 25 batches of Cheddar Cheese with this kit!

GIFT WRAP OPTION AVAILABLE!  (Note- Gift Wrap is for 'Kit' only - we are not able to gift wrap optional Dutch Cheese Press / Moulds)

 

Your Deluxe Cheddar Cheese Making Kit Includes:

STARTER CULTURE

  • Mesophilic Starter Culture MA4001-2    25 Dose packet  (store in freezer in zip lock bag); recipe shows usage rates

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 oz. Liquid Rennet Double Strength   (store in refrigerator)
  • 1 oz. Liquid Calcium Chloride (store room temp; use for homogenized milk- see ‘Basics’ notes)
  • 1 oz. Annatto Coloring – adds yellow color for Cheddar
  • 4 oz Kosher Cheese Salt

SUPPLIES

  • Pocket Dial Thermometer- monitor your milk’s temperature!
  • 1 pack re-useable Cheese Cloth (2 square yards); for draining / straining your curds
  • 1 set of small volume measuring spoons (for measuring small volumes of ingredients)

 

MOULDS AND WAX TO FORM YOUR CHEESE AND THEN WAX

  • Small Tomme Cheese Mould (to form & press curds into shape)  Option to purchase additional Tomme Moulds at a Discount!
  • 1 lb. Orange Cheese Wax (to coat cheese later)
  • 1 Natural Bristle Brush (for applying wax)
  • NOTE- YOU MAY ORDER OPTIONAL LARGER TOMME MOULDS (at a discount off regular price) FOR LARGER CHEESES!

 

RECIPE

  • Cheddar Cheese Recipe- make Aged Cheddar or Fresh Cheddar Curds!

 

  • BASICS OF CHEESE MAKING INSERT- overview of ingredients, usage and storage

 

 

If you make Hard Cheeses, (such as Aged Gouda or Cheddars) you'll need a Cheese Press!

OPTIONAL WITH THIS KIT:  PURCHASE A DUTCH CHEESE PRESS at only $189.97 (Dutch Cheese Press, Hardwood)

 

Click Here for Dutch Press Details

Popular items to order along with this Press:   Black Draining Tray and Insert

  • Black Draining Tray (see photos- fits our Dutch Cheese Press & also useful for soft cheese draining)  for cheese moulds with bottoms 
  • Clear PolyPro Draining Tray insert- has small grooves to allow whey to drain while holding in curds (for bottomless moulds)  
    • Fits inside the Black Draining Tray
  • Water Bottle Weight- (INCLUDES 1)  these slim profile water bottles weigh 6 lbs full; hang as many as 3 on this press  $9.97 ea

 

 

 GIFT WRAP OPTION: We will Gift Wrap if you select the Gift Wrap Option! 

(Gift wrap for Kit portion only, we cannot Gift Wrap optional Dutch Press or Moulds)

 

  • SHIPPING INCLUDED WIHTIN THE 48 STATES;  Hawaii, Puerto Rico, International shipping available.

What Our Customers Say

  • 5
    Really fun!

    Posted by KB on 13th Dec 2021

    This was super fun and I am excited to try it again. The directions are adequate, but I did watch a couple of youTube videos to "learn" the process. I can't wait to make more!

  • 5
    Cheese set

    Posted by David Myrick on 24th Apr 2021

    Great , love making cheese