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Fresh Homemade Cheese

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Usually making something like fresh cheese at home is done because it's higher quality, and much cheaper. Today's video recipe for making Fromage Blanc, or Farmer's Cheese, flies in the face of that conventional culinary wisdom. If you consider the fact you need to buy a package of cheesecloth, along with the dairy ingredients, the cost of your cheese is no less expensive than at the store. And, while the results of your homemade cheese adventure will be rich, creamy, and delicious, there are some fantastic brands of fresh cheese available in the better markets, so it's hard to argue that our version will be "better." So, why bother? Because, for any self-respecting foodie, making a batch of homemade cheese is definitely on the culinary "bucket list." Before you cash in your apron for good, you should experience the magic of watching a pot of milk turned into cheese. And if all this sounds kind of cheesy, so be it. Enjoy!
Ingredients
For recipe ingredients, please refer to the video.
Directions

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Smooth
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk, Milk Product
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Subtitle: 
Farmer's Cheese Or From age Blanc
Most people like to make fresh cheese at home because it is better quality at lower price. Making homemade cheese is definitely adventurous and reaps rich, creamy, and delicious fresh cheese like those fantastic brands available in the better markets. Chef John shows us the magic of turning a pot of milk into cheese using something as simple as a muslin or cheesecloth. Definitely something that every foodie must try in their kitchen!

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Anonymous's picture
I couldn't find active buttermilk so I used Kefir, it worked, but the cheese was a little to watery.