Homemade Goat Cheese
This is so easy to make you won’t believe it. This is coming from me who could ruin the easiest of recipes.
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- 1 gallon(s) goat milk
- 1 lemon, juiced
- salt & favorite herbs
- 1. Pour the entire carton of milk into your pot and put on medium heat. If you have a handy dandy tool that attaches the thermometer to the pot, use it.
- 2. While it’s warming, fold your cheesecloth over several times and line the colander. Place the colander in the large bowl.
- 3. Keep a close watch on your milk to make sure it doesn’t boil. If it does there’s a chance it won’t work well. Let it heat up to 180 degrees.
- 4. Once you have reached 180 degrees, remove it from the heat.
- 5. Add your lemon juice and stir.
- 6. Now let it sit for a couple minutes. You will see a little bit of curdling.
- 7. Carefully ladle it into your cheesecloth. Now let it drip, drip, drip into perfection. This could take about an hour and a half. I like to tie the cheesecloth corners around a spoon and balance the spoon on either side of the colander. Once the dripping has finished, you will find cheese in your cloth.
- 8. Fold in your favorite herbs. I like a little salt, garlic, and green onion. My other fave is going sweet with chopped dried apricots. Put it in a jar and drizzle with honey.
- This recipe is from Mom Around Town at http://www.momaroundtown.com/2012/01/15/homemade-goat-cheese-goodness/.
This recipe is a personal recipe added by PaigeDunn and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.
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- COURSE: Appetizers