On Making Soft Cheeses at Home

You know those friends who seem to do it all? You go over to their house for dinner and there are fresh flowers, a clean kitchen, wine chilling — and they're making homemade cheese!? I was wowed by some homemade mozzarella at a friend's dinner party recently and, after some research, realized it's actually not all that hard to pull off. As it turns out, making most soft cheeses is do-able from any home kitchen. All you need is high-quality milk (full-fat is generally the way to go here), a little time, patience and faith. So break out your thermometers, get to know your curds and whey, and impress your friends with the creamiest cheese you've ever tasted.

Try a Recipe:
How to Make Homemade Mozzarella like Giuseppe in 30 Minutes - Local Lemons
How to Make Homemade Burrata - Sunday Suppers
Supereasy Homemade Cream Cheese and Sour Cream - Mother Earth News

Related:
DIY Recipe: Homemade Paneer Cheese
DIY Kit: Make Your Own Goat Cheese
How-to: Make Cheese at Home

(Photo: Allison Arevalo from Local Lemons)

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