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Old 04-09-2017, 12:16 PM
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My wife and I (mostly wife) have been busy the past few days making cheese. Wife made some great cottage cheese, and mozzarella. Yesterday we worked up some jack cheese and working on some cheddar today. Any other home cheese makers? Any tips to share?
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Old 04-11-2017, 02:59 AM
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My wife and I (mostly wife) have been busy the past few days making cheese. Wife made some great cottage cheese, and mozzarella. Yesterday we worked up some jack cheese and working on some cheddar today. Any other home cheese makers? Any tips to share?
Not a home cheese maker here, but saw you post on a different thread about having goats. Is that the source for your milk? If so, do you have to milk them every day? What is your typical 1 week yield for cheese?

I'm curious, we're a few years out for having animals (besides Dogs), and Goats are on the list.

THanks!
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Old 04-11-2017, 05:57 AM
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My wife and I (mostly wife) have been busy the past few days making cheese. Wife made some great cottage cheese, and mozzarella. Yesterday we worked up some jack cheese and working on some cheddar today. Any other home cheese makers? Any tips to share?
Do you know this site?

https://fankhauserblog.wordpress.com...for-new-folks/

He used to have a very extensive cheese page when he was the cheesemaster at the University of Cincinnati, but he has now retired (apparently) and has a blog. I referred to it frequently when we had dairy goats.
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Old 04-11-2017, 11:16 AM
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Thank you Don for the link! Looks like a ton of information. Right now we are using mostly cow's milk. Our goats aren't ready yet. We are getting jersey milk from our Amish neighbors. They have more than they can use and sell right now so we are getting 20-40 gallons a week from them right now for $1.50 a gallon.
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