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HOW TO MAKE CHEDDAR CHEESE AT HOME
Flavorful, creamy, and firm, cheddar cheese can be used in a variety of ways: sliced for sandwiches, grated as a garnish for soups or salads, pared into curls to top a casserole, or just eaten in bite-size pieces with fruit or on its own.
Dry-curd cottage cheese, also known as farmer cheese or baker’s cheese, is the solid portion, or curds, that remain after milk has been cultured and slowly heated. The following easy dry cottage cheese recipe steps will yield slightly more than 1 1/2 pounds of dry curds.
Pepper Jack cheese is a delightful kick in the mouth. The pepper jack cheese recipe is spicy from the addition of fiery jalapeños and habeñeros, with that classic sharp cheesy taste to round it out.
Swiss cheese is well known for its pockets of air, created during the culturing process by the active propionibacteria.
Parmesan cheese is familiar to most people as a sharp, hard cheese, usually shredded or grated and used as a garnish or accent. The long aging period develops the flavor.
Colby is a milder form of cheddar, and a washed-curd cheese, making it moister than traditional cheddars. It is one of the more popular cheeses and its easy process and short aging time makes it a good basic beginner hard cheese.
Monterey Jack is a popular semi-hard cheese that was first developed in the American west. It is mild and flavorful and melts easily. It is traditionally made with cow milk, but goat milk will work equally well.
Cream cheese is always tasty, but once you've tried tangy, rich, fresh cream cheese, you're going to have a hard time going back to store-bought.
Feta cheese makes a wonderful addition to salads or sandwiches, or as a garnish for meat or vegetables. Generally made with goat milk, it can be made with cow milk if desired. Find all the ingredients for making feta at home in the Fresh Cheese Making Kit.
This recipe is not the quick, "30-minute" version of mozzarella cheese, but rather the more traditional method using cultured milk. While it takes a little longer, the flavor and texture are well worth the extra effort.
Ricotta is traditionally made with the whey left over from other cheeses. However, this whole milk ricotta is sweet, creamy, and an excellent choice for first-time cheesemakers.