How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese
Let's face it; there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs on that list. What if you showed up at your next holiday party with a wedge of queso fresco that—no big deal—you whipped up that morning? Pretty cool.
Today's guest post comes from Marci of Down on the Farm. Cheddar Cheese Equipment: Cheese pot with a lid to hold the milk (it is good to make this a dedicated cheese only pot), a larger stock pot or water bath canner, dairy thermometer, mesophilic starter culture, rennet, stainless steel whisk or long knife, cheese…
Homemade cheddar cheese can be prepared with some basic equipment and ingredients that you might already have at home. It is time consuming but yields delicious, fresh cheese that can be tweaked to your liking. Cheddar cheese is known for its firm texture, sharp flavor and a slight nuttiness.