Making Lemon and Orange Curd Cheese

Curd Cheese
Don’t have a fancy culture on hand? How about lemons and oranges?

I tend to be pretty thrifty, so after coming across a coupon for free organic milk, I planned to make some cheese that didn’t require a culture. It’s basically a curd cheese that is acidified by the juices of lemons and oranges, so no fancy culture or rennet needed. … 

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Getting Started With Cheesemaking


Making cheese at home can be somewhat overwhelming at first. There are so many different types, styles, and variations of cheese to choose from, it’s tough to decide where to begin. For new cheesemakers, it helps to pick cheeses that are forgiving when it comes to temperature variation and time discrepancies. Your first cheese might… 

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Gluten-free, Dairy-free Cranberry-Orange Sourdough Scones


Fall baking is in full swing and for many that means sourdough loaves and treats such as this. For those with food sensitivities, these recipes are few and far between. But you can have your soured grains and eat them too with this treat for a chilly fall morning. This recipe can be adapted in… 

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A Closer Look: Our Cultured Book Collection


This week we’re going to take a closer look at an oft-overlooked piece of equipment in the cultured kitchen – books. The pages of these works contain invaluable information that can be stored away or referenced over and over. These are the volumes we thumb through for new ideas, old techniques, and context-filling information on… 

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Weekly Recap – November 29th Edition

blog gathering

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