How to Make Cheddar Cheese at Home

Discover how simple it is to make cheese at home with this recipe for homemade cheddar cheese.


| November 2011 Web



cheddar cheese cubes: Learn how to make cheddar cheese at home.

Learn how to make cheddar cheese at home.


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The following is an excerpt from "Homemade Cheese" by Janet Hurst (Voyageur Press, 2011). The excerpt is from Chapter 3: Culture and Rennet. 

Quick Cheddar 
Another variation on the classic cheddar.

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT

Cheese press
Cheese mat

INGREDIENTS

1 gallon fresh cow milk
1/4 teaspoon Mesophilic DVI MA culture
1/4 teaspoon liquid rennet dissolved in 1⁄2 cup nonchlorinated water
1 tablespoon noniodized salt





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