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How To: Choose cheeses

Master cheesemonger Steven Jenkins gives a quick primer on putting together a selection of cheeses. Stop at four cheeses: "To serve more than three or four cheeses at a time is an insult to all the other ones that you've chosen."

How To: Make mozzarella cheese

In this tutorial, we learn how to make mozzarella cheese. First, add sea salt to water, then add in cheese curd. Now you will need to work the cheese with gloves over your hands. Start to knead your cheese until you form it in ball shapes and it feels like it's elastic. After you do this, rub the cheese and get any bumps out that are still inside of it.To store this, stretch it onto a piece of plastic wrap, then tie a string around in small balls to cut out smaller pieces of the cheese. When ...

How To: Make wild mushroom quesadillas with Rachael Ray

In this tutorial, Rachael Ray shows you how to make an extremely fast, people pleaser that is really easy. Rachael makes vegetarian wild mushroom quesadillas from scratch that are so yummy even meat eaters will adore them. These tasty, cheesy treats are great for dinners, lunches or even mid-afternoon snacks. Enjoy!

How To: Make mozzarella cheese with Chef David DiBari

There's one ingredients that any pasta dish needs in order to be completed: cheese! Aside from the pasta itself, adding cheese to any dish can make things taste so much better. One of the most common cheese that is used is mozzarella cheese. This tasty white food, goes awesome with pizzas and can be partnered up with crackers and sometimes bread. So in this tutorial, you'll be getting a lesson on how to make your own mozzarella cheese from home. So pay attention and you may learn a thing or t...

How To: Make mozzarella cheese in a short amount of time

Purchasing cheese from the store can be a bit of a hassle and cost you quite a penny. Certain dishes require cheese in order for you and others to fully get a tasty meal. Well, in this tutorial, you won't have to sacrifice a lot of money in order to make something that is cheap to make and can taste way better than the store bought stuff. In the video above you'll find out what ingredients you'll need to make your own mozzarella cheese from home. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make homemade mozzarella and pepperoni rolls

You don't have to buy that imitation mozzarella to make great Italian food at home. You can make mozzarella at home today! This video will show you how to make homemade cheese starting with the curds all the way to the finished product. Then you just throw some pepperoni in there, wrap it up, and you're done!

How To: Make homemade goat cheese

This video shows you how to make a homemade goat cheese.The main in gredients are 2 litres of milk and 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar.In a large pot,heat the milk,stirring continously.Bring this to a boil and keep stirring.Turn the heat off and slowly add the vinegar.Continue the stirring for some time.Take the pot off the heat and keep it aside until the milk curdles.Keep stirring.Place a coleander pot in a large bowl and put a cheese cloth on top of it.Now pour the curdled milk on this clot...

How To: Make ricotta cheese at home from scratch

In this video Miss Betty Rocker shows you how to make ricotta cheese at home. You will need cheesecloth, ¬O gallon of 2% milk, 2 ¬O cups of buttermilk, and a pinch of sea salt. Start by getting a colander, preferable a metal one, and a large enough container for it to fit in. Cut and unfold several sheets of cheesecloth to drape over the colander. Pour the 2 ¬O cups of buttermilk and ¬O gallon of 2% milk into a large pot on the stove. Heat the mixture on medium high to bring it to a boil. You...

How To: Make your own goat cheese

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how goats are milked and how goat cheese is made. The goats graze on a pasture containing a mixture of sweet mild grasses like clover and vetch . to milk a goat with your hands, make an OK sign with your thumb and index finger and put it around the top of the teat of the goat, hold it very firmly, then you squeeze it with the other three fingers and milk will come out. You now loosen the OK sign, allow the teat to fill up and repeat the process. This...

How To: Make your own cottage cheese the European way

This video shows us the method to make cottage cheese at home in the European way. You can stop this process at the half way mark and separate the liquid to get yoghurt. You can whip or blend it and add some fruits to make it tasty to eat. Use 3 and a half percent homogeneous milk. Unprocessed and unpasteurized milk is the best for this purpose. Take 1 or 2 tablespoons of sour cream and add to the milk. Cover it with a cheese cloth and put it in a warm place for 2 days. Put the soured milk go...

How To: Make fast and easy homemade cheese

Sy West demonstrates making homemade cheese. She starts with one gallon of milk, one cup of white vinegar, the juice from one lemon half, salt and pepper and garlic salt. Sy recommends adding other spices at the end for a different taste. Heat the milk in a large sauce pan slowly to 168 degrees. It should take about fifteen minutes. Stir it often. When milk reaches 168 degrees remove it from the heat and slowly pour in the vinegar and lemon juice while stirring. The curd should start separati...

How To: Make cottage cheese at home

In order to prepare cottage cheese at home, you will need the following ingredients: milk and curd (or lemon). Pour the skim milk into a pan. Heat to a boil. Watch it carefully and stir frequently. You can use lowfat (skim) milk or whole milk. Whisk 4 tsp of curd. Add the curd to the milk, when it starts to boil. It is important that you wait until the milk has started to boil first.

How To: Make "Cheese Wiz" yourself at home

This video demonstrates how to make a delicious spread called Cheese Wiz at home. The best cheese to use for this is a processed cheese such as cheddar. You will need 450 grams of cheese cut into chunks. Add a can of evaporated milk, one teaspoon of Tabasco and a teaspoon of mustard powder. For extra flavor you can add some chopped onions or chopped jalapeno chiles.

How To: Make farmer's cheese with Chef Janie

In order to make Farmer’s Cheese at home, you will need the following: a Dutch oven, a plastic or wooden spoon, 2 pints of whole milk, a colander, cheese cloth, 1 cup of buttermilk, butcher’s string, spatula, 2 tsp of lemon or juice or vinegar, and ¾ tsp of salt.

How To: Make Indian chili paneer

This video is about making chili paneer. The ingredients required are paneer, onion, bell peppers of four colors, tomato puree, spices, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chilly, ginger and garlic, jalapeno, red pepper and turmeric, salt, soy sauce to give a Chinese flavor and curry leaves. Take the paneer out of the refrigerator and defrost it for 2-3 minutes. Check whether the paneers are soft enough to cut into cubes and placing them on a cutting board chop them into cubes. Fry the paneers ...

How To: Make sweet onion & dolcelatte cheese tarts

In this video chef Jo Pratt demonstrates how to make sweet onion and dolce latté cheese tarts with pear and walnut salad. This is taken from her recent recipe book. The ingredients needed for this is one sheet of regular puff pastry, some caramelized onions, some thyme leaves,250gm dolce latté cheese, two small pears cut into small pieces, two celery sticks finely sliced, some walnuts torn into halves, two tbsp walnut oil and two tbsp balsamic vinegar. To make the dish she firstly unrolls the...

News: DIY Steve Jobs Cheese Head Is Kinda Gross

Spicy Steve Nachos, iPad Thai and an Apple Cheese Plate. Artfully crafted, but... um, ew. Husband and wife team Ken and Diane Aversano, create a loving (though not exactly appetizing) tribute to Apple founder Steve Jobs. Diane is also the creator of the amazing Jar Jar salad.

How To: Make bean and cheese enchiladas

Anuja and Hetal, from Shoe me the Curry, teach the secrets to making the perfect bean and cheese enchiladas, every time. You will need: 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, 1 14-ounce can of broth, 1/4 cup water, 1 8-ounce can of tomato sauce, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, 1/4 teaspoon oregano, salt, red chili powder for taste, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, corn tortillas, refried beans, shredded cheese, chopped onions, and black olives. Heat up oil in a pan, and a...

How To: Make raw, vegan cashew cheese

Cheese is great, but if you're a vegan, you're not going to eat it, unless you make a healthier alternative to dairy products. This video will give you the complete recipe to learn how to make raw, vegan cashew cheese. It's very simple and very delicious.

How To: Prepare escaoutoun landais

Chef Helene Darroze prepares escaoutoun landais. This recipe calls for corn flour, fowl bouillon, mascarpone, mushrooms, Basque sheep cheese, duck grease, fowl gravy, salt, pepper and a bunch of parsley. It takes 20 minutes to cook this dish. Prepare escaoutoun landais.

How To: Make individual cheese souffles

Maria makes "easy and elegant Cheese Souffles" that are perfect for an appetizer. a main course, or a light main course. The recipe can be made in advance and kept in a refrigerator right up until cooking; and, takes very little time to prepare.

How To: Make stuffed edam, or stuffed cheese

Chef, Gary Rhodes stuffs a whole edam cheese, making a lasagna-style dish of sorts, with this Dutch-inspired Caribbean recipe. Edam is a Dutch cheese that is traditionally sold as spheres with pale yellow interior and a coat of red paraffin wax. By drilling out the center, it leaves a great bowl type shape to stuff. Depending on how spicy you like things, be careful how much chile you use within this recipe!

How To: Cut hard cheese

This cheese cutting tip is for optimal enjoyment and minimal crumb. Avoid massive hacking; slice the cheese up like a pro for your guests. Watch this how to video to learn how to cut hard cheese.

How To: Make Welsh rarebit (cheese and toast)

Apparently its name is originally a bit of a slight on the Welsh - who were considered so inept they couldn’t catch a rabbit for dinner, so they had to settle for cheese on toast. Even with the bad background, it's still a tasty recipe. Learn how to make this simple dish with Waz and Lenny, the chefs like us. Follow along and try this tasty recipe for Welsh rarebit. Make Welsh rarebit (cheese and toast).

How To: Grill a halloumi appetizer

Grill halloumi cheese with chili peppers for a truly elegant snack. Halloumi is a hard sharp brie cheese that, when grilled and seasoned with mild peppers and fresh lemon juice, creates a tantalizing snack for picnics, gatherings, or afternoon in the garden on your own.

How To: Make Mediterranean stuffed cheese rolls

Mediterranean cheese rolls are a snack or appetizer that is served in the beginning of a meal and can be served with hummus or baba ghanoush. They usually consist of a salted cheese mixed with herbs and rolled in a thin dough then toasted or fried. You will need thin egg roll dough, ackawi cheese, shredded mixed cheese, parsley, black pepper, salt, an egg, and olive oil. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make Mediterranean stuffed cheese rolls.