Making Cheese at Home

Step-by-step instructions for making hard cheese at home.



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Step 2: Add starter (optional).
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Step 3: Mix in rennet.
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Learn to make cheese at home. Healthy, delicious and versatile, you can use your cheese in a wide variety of recipes.
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Step 5: Cutting the Curd.
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Step 4: Let set until curd breaks cleanly.
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Step 6: Stir curd by hand.
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Step 7: Warm slowly for one hour.
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Step 12: Dress the cheese.
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Step 11: Form into a ball.
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Step 9: Pour curd.
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Step 10: Salt the curd.
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Step 13: Press cheese.
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Step 14: Paraffin, then store in cool place.
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