Category Archives: Cheese and Dairy

Transmuting Goat Milk into Caramel Sauce

Did you know that goat milk can be rendered into caramel sauce? I didn’t either… and then a friend in Alaska posted pictures, and I (of course) had to try it. I recommend it. I started out cheating: I poured … Continue reading

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Buttery Sticks of Goodness

Today, we packaged our homemade butter. It made 23 4-oz. bars! First, it was weighed, scored and cut with a knife dipped in hot water. Then re-weighed and wrapped. Scotch tape doesn’t adhere to parchment paper, so I used rubber … Continue reading

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Butter: Getting Good & Greasy

Ginger’s milk has amazing amounts of milkfat!  In two days, we’ve gotten four gallons of milk – from which we extracted a half gallon of cream! Time to make butter! Step one: load it all into the mixer.  Be sure to … Continue reading

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Butter

Ahhhh, butter.  It’s not that hard to make, but it’s seemed like a near-impossibility until just recently.  Several things had to fall into place, the main one having access to a cream separator. My lovely neighbors purchased one, though, so … Continue reading

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Farm to Table: Lunch

I am entirely too proud of this meal.  The lettuce and strawberries are from my garden.  The cherries were given to me by a piano student, who harvested them from her family’s trees.  I made the cheese on the salad, … Continue reading

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