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Cheesemaking Book???

gooseterp Nov 24, 2006 11:22 PM

I am trying to pick one up as a gift for the holidays. This is my second posting does anyone have any suggestions. He is a pretty experienced cook but has never made cheese before.

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  1. FoodFuser RE: gooseterp Nov 25, 2006 04:34 AM

    There's really amazing set of webpages on cheesemaking, that can really augment any print book that I've seen to date:


    The classic "at home" print book is:

    "Home Cheese Making" by Ricki Carroll. It's available, along with all sorts of supplies, at:


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      Phoebe RE: gooseterp Nov 25, 2006 01:37 PM

      I second the last suggestion on going to: www.cheesemaking.com.
      Just got their catalog in the mail a few days ago. Instead of buying a book...why not buy a cheese making kit. They offer several different types. Everything from goat cheese, basic hard cheeses, to a combo of mozzarella & ricotta cheese. Prices range from $24.95 to $69.95. I plan on making some and giving it as Christmas gifts.

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        gooseterp RE: Phoebe Nov 25, 2006 03:19 PM

        Thanks for the suggestions. I will defintely check these out. As a thank you to you both please scope out this simple and delicious ricotta cheese recipe from Gourmet magazine http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

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