Quick and Easy Cheeses (And What To Do With Them!)

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Spring is a crazy time on the farm. The grass is growing, planting is happening, piglets, kids, calves, chicks, ducklings, poults, and goslings are being born. EVERYONE is anxious to get outside, and I could happily spend all day in the garden without thought for meals or housework.

People still want/need to eat, however, regardless of my spring fever. And furthermore, the busyness and hard work make everyone want to eat MORE! Personally, I’d prefer to live on sunbeams and fairy dust in the springtime, but my husband (who spends a sunny Saturday mucking out barn stalls and hauling compost) wants something a little heartier…. 

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Ricotta Salata With Jerrilynn

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A couple of weeks ago I was blessed, once again, to make cheese with one of CFH’s most fabulous CSRs, Jerrilynn. Jerri and I have been friends for a long time and really enjoy making cheese together. We got our hands on a CFH Italian cheese kit and decided to try one of my husband’s… 

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Weekly Recap

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It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!

What’s New at CFH: Save 25% on Sourdough Starter & 3 New Articles

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This week you can save 25% on Sourdough Starter.  We also have some new recipes including Lacto-fermented Peach Salsa and Banana Pecan Buttermilk Pancakes!

The Flavor of Vegetable Ferments: Young vs. Aged

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When I first started making vegetable ferments I followed the sage 3 days at room temperature advice. By that time they were most likely bubbling so they were fermented, right? So I’d pop them in the fridge and we’d start eating them straight away. There were other batches that went straight into the fridge for… 

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