DIY Goat Cheese

Believe it or not, it’s really easy to make your own fresh goat cheese at home. All you need is a small number of ingredients and minimal equipment. Here’s the simplest, most basic way to do what’s known as a “farmer’s cheese”:

 _Holik-Cheesemaking-FeaturedIngredients

Half gallon of goat’s milk (the lower-pasteurized the milk, the better)

Juice of 1 lemon or 2 teaspoons white vinegar

Herbs or other flavorings

Tools

Stainless steel flat-bottomed pot

Stainless steel spoon

Cheesecloth

Strainer or colander

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