A Closer Look: Paneer & Queso Blanco Cheese Making Kit

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Kits are a great way to get started with something new without having to figure out all the details.  This kit provides what you need to get started making Paneer and Queso Blanco,

“…if you have nothing, are absolutely new to the world of cheesemaking and don’t know the first thing about buying any of this stuff on your own, then I’d spend the money.” ~Mary

Today we are going to take a closer look at the Paneer and Queso Blanco Cheese Making Kit.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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What’s New at CFH: Save 20% on Sour Cream Starter & 3 New Articles

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This week you can save 20% on Sour Cream Starter.  We also have some new recipes including a Lemon Kefir Fat Bomb and Lacto-fermented Pumpkin Spice Syrup!

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Keep Calm, It’s Only Kahm Yeast!

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One of the most distressing parts of vegetable fermentation is when one goes bad. There are no mysteries in this case, though people often ask how they can know for sure that a ferment is okay to eat. In my experience, you will know. It will stink like you wouldn’t believe and often has various colors that should definitely not exist in that ferment.

If those things do not exist – the stench and funny colors – then what you might be seeing on the surface of your vegetable ferment is a harmless yeast called kahm. This is often indicative of things that could have gone better, but is certainly not poisonous or harmful. I actually have no idea whether kahm rhymes with calm, but in either case kahm yeast is nothing to freak out about. Here’s a peek at what it looks like.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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