A Closer Look: Mesophilic Direct Set Culture

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Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Mesophilic Direct Set Starter Culture.  This is used for making semi-soft and fresh cheeses including Cheddar, Colby, Monterey Jack, Feta, Chevre, etc.

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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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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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Meet Stacie, A Cheese Expert at Cultures for Health

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Hi, I’m Stacie, one of the cheese experts at Cultures For Health. Many of you have spoken to me (indirectly) through Culture for Health’s Customer Support Representatives, who call on me occasionally for cheese help and advice. I’m now officially on staff and am excited to join the CFH family!… 

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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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