Easy Chèvre: How to Make Goat Cheese At Home

Perfect for spring, goat cheese is lively and lemony. It’s ridiculously easy to make at home, and you’ll never have it fresher.


| March/April 2011



goat cheese

Photo By Doris Heinrichs/Fotolia

Perfect for spring, goat cheese is lively and lemony. It’s ridiculously easy to make, and you’ll never have it fresher.

Equipment 

Stockpot (large enough to hold a gallon of milk)
Thermometer
Slotted spoon
Butter muslin or high-quality cheesecloth
Colander
Cheese forms (optional, for making logs or other shaped cheeses)

Ingredients 

1 gallon whole goat milk
1 packet direct-set chèvre starter
Optional: fresh herbs, roasted garlic, cracked pepper or other flavorings

Instructions 





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