Traditional Mozzarella With Jerrilynn and Stacie!

Mozzarella Cheese

A couple weeks ago, I posted about the fabulous, fun day when CFH’s own Jerrilynn and I got together to make cheese. Along with the delicious cottage cheese (it was gone in two days,) we made traditional mozzarella…. 

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Stacie

Stacie

Stacie has been making kefir, kombucha, yogurt, sauerkraut and cheese for eight years. She lives with her husband, four children, parents and livestock on a small farm in Oregon. Stacie's goals for her farm include healthy pasture, delicious vegetables, self-sufficiency, happy humans, and an intact sense of humor.

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Two Cheeses, One Day: Cottage Cheese

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I got to spend all of today hanging out with one of my favorite people, Jerrilynn! We got together to make traditional mozzarella.

However, when she got here I realized that I had more milk than we needed, so we decided to make cottage cheese at the same time. Two pots of cheese in five hours! Can we do it? Yes, we can!

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Stacie

Stacie

Stacie has been making kefir, kombucha, yogurt, sauerkraut and cheese for eight years. She lives with her husband, four children, parents and livestock on a small farm in Oregon. Stacie's goals for her farm include healthy pasture, delicious vegetables, self-sufficiency, happy humans, and an intact sense of humor.

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Cream Cheese Experiments

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Well, it happens to all small farmers at some point or another, and we all deal with it in different ways. That’s right, my friends.

I am out of milk jars.

As I said, we all grieve in our own way. But today, I’m turning my pain into joy by making sweet, delicious cream cheese. I have a fabulous Flora Danica culture, two gallons of rich yellow cream, and am ready to go!

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Stacie

Stacie

Stacie has been making kefir, kombucha, yogurt, sauerkraut and cheese for eight years. She lives with her husband, four children, parents and livestock on a small farm in Oregon. Stacie's goals for her farm include healthy pasture, delicious vegetables, self-sufficiency, happy humans, and an intact sense of humor.

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Butter Magic, Part 2: Large Batch Butter Making

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Today we are going to talk about making butter in larger quantities. The jar method is fantastic for making a quarter to half a pound of butter. It’s my favorite way to make butter for a special dinner, or if I’m in a hurry and don’t want to wash my food processor.

However, if I want to make a pound or more, or if I’m making butter to freeze, I prefer to use a food processor. I have a large one, and it will hold half a gallon of cream at a time.

Here’s how I make it.

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Stacie

Stacie

Stacie has been making kefir, kombucha, yogurt, sauerkraut and cheese for eight years. She lives with her husband, four children, parents and livestock on a small farm in Oregon. Stacie's goals for her farm include healthy pasture, delicious vegetables, self-sufficiency, happy humans, and an intact sense of humor.

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