Make Your Own Farmhouse Cheese

How to make FARMHOUSE CHEESE - easier than you think!I love cheese. I really do. It’s all good (ok, almost all). I had never really considered making my own cheese until recently. It feels like one of those things that would be hard and I thought I’d probably ruin it. I mean, can’t I just buy my cheese? Yes, of course. But homemade cheese is so different than the kind you buy in the grocery store!

Simple farmhouse cheese recipe - so easy

Nourished Kitchen has an easy recipe! In just over 2 hours you can have your own, homemade cheese.

Farmhouse Cheese


  • 1 gallon milk, not ultrapasteurized
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons very fine sea salt

Check out Nourished Kitchen for the instructions.

Make your own cheddar cheese! YUM

Photo: From Scratch

Let’s talk about homemade cheddar cheese. Ready for some recipes?

Farmhouse Cheddar


  • 3 gallons whole milk
  • Mesophilic Culture (1/4 tsp Abiasa, 1/8 tsp Danisco, or 1/16 tsp Sacco)
  • 2 teaspoons calcium chloride (only needed for store bought milk)
  • 1.5 tablet rennet or 3/4 tsp liquid rennet
  • 1/4 cup unchlorinated water
  • 1 Tbsp salt


Get the full instructions for the Farmhouse Cheddar Recipe on From Scratch. In this recipe they used this awesome Cheese Press

How to use a cheese press:

No cheese press for you? Try out this recipe from Reformation Acres. It’s similar to the above recipe though she doesn’t use a cheese press.

Make your own cheddar cheese!

Are you ready to make some cheese??



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