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Making raw milk cheese

Meann Feb 19, 2013 04:05 PM

For complicated reasons, I have two gallons of raw milk in my freezer. I'd like to make some cheese, and would appreciate any guidance. Thanks, everyone!

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  1. hotoynoodle RE: Meann Feb 19, 2013 07:06 PM

    ricotta is easily made at home, but i don't know how frozen milk vs. fresh will turn out?

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      cheesemaestro RE: Meann Feb 20, 2013 10:50 AM

      See this page from the New England Cheesemaking Co. for everything you'd ever want to know about milk used for cheese:


      If you decide to experiment with your frozen milk, shake it often as it thaws, as milk that has been frozen will separate out. Still, if it's cow's milk you have, you may not be pleased with the result.

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        Meann RE: Meann Feb 20, 2013 02:38 PM


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