Zoar Farm at Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery This is an unusual interview with an unusual woman. Mother Katherine is all about her flock and not about the world as most of us know it. She is a shepherd in the old-style – that is, she lives with her sheep and goats and she sings to them as she works. She knows each of them intimately and
Kate Johnson, founder of The Art of Cheese located in Longmont, CO, offered her first cheesemaking retreats this winter in Hawaii. She had told us about them in our December interview with her. (Note: She’s already scheduled next February’s retreat and you can save $$ by enrolling early – https://theartofcheese.com/event/cheesemaking-in-paradise-retreat-in-kona-hawaii/.) We knew Jamie Ryer was attending the first retreat, so we asked him to take
We would like to thank Kurt Denke in Seattle, Washington for sending us this recipe. We will be interviewing Kurt soon, so stay tuned for more about him and his many other cheeses. Disclaimer: We have not had the chance to test this cheese ourselves. Be sure to let us know if you make it. Keynes – The only Blue Cheese with Cockney Rhyming Slang
Good Times: It’s fun when you win the World Championship Cheese Contest! (click here) Best Cheese for Pizza: This is a great video to help you decide how to make your Mozzarella for pizza (or buy it) because it compares the different ways it’s made. (click here) We Love This: Chipotle Mexican Grill is now buying some of their cheese from small farms in Wisconsin.
Question: How do you know that Parmigiano-Reggiano and Le Gruyere are made from raw milk when they don’t actually say that on their labels? Answer: They have to be made that way by law. In Europe there are laws about how cheese is made and where it is made and what kind of milk is used and on and on. These laws lead to what
Here in New England, spring is “baby goat season” and we typically have an abundance of goat’s milk. It’s a great time to make marinated chevre. Of course, if you don’t happen to have any goat milk, you can buy a log of chevre any time to make this delicacy. It is absolutely the perfect hostess gift. Making Chevre The best recipe, in our opinion,
You can’t keep a good woman down! Kim Mack works full time as a Contracts Analyst for the County of Sacramento Department of Human Assistance. She has a son, 35, two stepdaughters 27 and 29, a grandson 6 and a granddaughter 3. You’d think that would be enough, but in her “spare” time, Kim runs a business called Scratch Made Life, where she teaches classes
Double Raven Farm I live on a 20 acre mountain farm above West Point, California in the lower Sierras at 3800 ft. elevation, surrounded by forest and river canyons. I have always loved cheese and cows for as long as I can remember. I was born in Switzerland, so, I believe a love of cheese is in my blood. My mom moved my brother and