Sorry For My Abesence, But I’m Back & I Brought Cheese.

I am sorry that I have not been posting much of anything lately. I have several half written posts, that I am still working on. I have been making cheese when I can and I tried my hand at making thistle rennet. This and a great deal more should be up on the site in…

A Caerphilly Before Its Time

It has been a little over a month since I made my latest Caerphilly, it was for my Mother’s visit this weekend and the time was upon us to open it up to see the results.  I did make some changes from the last one that I had made, type of milk being the main…

The Would Be Cheese Plate – Update on various cheeses

I was debating about creating a separate post for each of these cheeses, but I figured it would be easier to combine the post and give you something to look at.  Besides nothing is really ready to open, except…. Reblochon at 71 Days Now at this point you would expect the cheese to be orange…

Getting Back To My Cheese Making Roots with Caerphilly #6

I have made several types of cheese that have been out of my “wheel house” so to speak, I felt that it was time to get back to my cheese making roots so to speak.  It was time to make Caerphilly again.  It did not hurt that I had a request from my mother to…

Smoky Valley Thanksgiving Cheese Adventure

Well better late than never should be the title of this post or Ian gets to play cheese maker part II, but in reality it is Addie, Diana and my Excellent Cheese Adventure or bringing Callingwood into existence.  It was a cool morning when the three of us met to head out to Smoky Valley…

The Caerphilly Caper

If I was asked what my favorite cheese is, about 5 years ago I would have to say Cheddar.  I know how pedestrian! Well now I have several cheeses that rank in my top 5 cheeses.  Right near the top has to be Caerphilly, a lovely welsh cheese that is ready in 3 weeks, but…