Tag Archives: whey

Can Middle Schoolers Make Cheese?

I had the distinct honor of being a guest presenter in the 8th grade Chemistry classes at Horizon Middle School last October.  The teachers, Mr. Lohr and Mr. Yerger, were in the midst of a 2 week “food science” unit and had … Continue reading

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Here’s How My Food Allergy Diet Is Going…

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.  When life gives you food allergies, suck it up and eat other stuff. As you know, I found out at the end of July that I can’t eat gluten, almonds, beef, kale, vanilla, … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing This Summer? (hint: it includes milking goats)

Will you be spending time relaxing in Colorado this summer?  Or do you know someone who is?  Are you looking for memory making experiences with the kids? We are offering a handful of NEW CLASSES along with our current classes … Continue reading

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Mozzarella, mozzarella, why dost thou fail me? Part 2

Watch out high school science teachers…here I come! My Hypothesis:  The higher the pasteurization temperature of grocery store purchased cow’s milk of four different available 1/2 gallon varieties with similar expiration dates will negatively affect the outcome of homemade mozzarella. … 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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Recipe: Honey Fig Ricotta

Ricotta is a lot like ice cream.  WHAT???  Yes. When it is drizzled with honey and speckled with sliced figs, it actually ranks up there with ice cream.  OK, you might need to be a cheese loving adult to appreciate … Continue reading

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What kind of vinegar should I use for cheese?

That would be the kind of thing I would google if I were making cheese acidified by vinegar and was not getting it to curd. So, if you did google that and it brought you here…welcome.  I used to think … Continue reading

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