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Bring On The BEES! Part 2

Continued from Bring On The BEES!  Part 1: 8.  Then Get Them:  Here’s where it gets interesting.  I was teaching a class last Saturday morning and noticed a message on my phone around 9 am.  I listened to it around 2 … Continue reading

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Bring on the BEES! Part 1

I found out a couple of days ago…we do bees the same way we did goats: Think about it for a while, talk about it, not do it, then do it, talk about building their home, then start it, then not … Continue reading

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Who Guessed Dottie???

If you guessed Dottie…YOU WERE RIGHT!!! Congratulations!  You win an all expense paid trip to the barn tonight to take care of her!  And her baby! Yes, 4 days of labor is long.  She wasn’t in full-on labor the whole time, … Continue reading

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Mozzarella, Mozzarella, Why Dost Thou Fail Me? Part 1

I have, to date, taught over 500 people to make mozzarella in The Goat Cheese Making Class. (See Annie below stretching raw goat mozarella).  In EVERY SINGLE CLASS, I tell students that you can make mozzarella with any kind of milk, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Part 3

The pictures contained herein are potentially vomit-causing if you are faint hearted or light of stomach.  Proceed with your eyes open or with your eyes closed, whichever you choose.  I am not too faint of either organ, so I find … Continue reading

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Should I Make Cheese Making Videos?

There are lots of cheese making videos on YouTube, so why should I add more?  Do we need more cheese making videos in the world?  I don’t know. But, I just kind of want to do it.  We’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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How To Clean Out The Inside Of Your Oven Window.

After teaching close to 400 people how to make mozzarella, I just got sick of the dripping streaks of whey that stuck out like a sore thumb from the black background of the oven window.  When we used to stretch … Continue reading

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