How to make Ricotta Cheese: separate protein molecules

Have your ever wanted to know how to make ricotta cheese? It is easier than you think and you can do a science experiment at the same time.  I love making cheese from whole milk because it tastes super yummy.  This is a fun experiment because I can actually get the kids to try something they made. Follow along with us as we how we separate proteins. What you need: 8 cups whole milk or half Continue reading

Summer Day 21 Make Farmer’s Cheese

farmers cheese

Have you ever wanted to make farmer’s cheese homemade?  We made farmer’s cheese which is super easy to make and a lot of fun to watch the curds and whey separate.  The cheese doesn’t age well so you have to eat it in within a week.  Here is how we made it into a science experiment and made some really yummy tasting cheese. To do the science part first you need to print the scientific method sheet. Continue reading