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Dairy and Eggs

Whip up a batch of fresh cheese, buttermilk, ghee, labneh, butter, kefir, or even plant-based cheeses with these easy recipes!

Ghee: The Health G(h)eeks’ Favorite Fat

By Kate MacLean

India’s golden cooking fat, ghee, has made a name for itself as a non-perishable, low-lactose alternative to butter.

Easy Homemade Butter, Step by Step

By Linda Martin

You can make fresh, homemade butter in just a few easy steps by following these butter making instructions.

Firm Goat's Milk Yogurt Recipe

By Ellen Hastay

Goat’s milk yogurt is often runnier than people expect. Follow this goat's milk yogurt recipe for a simple way to firm it up.

Homemade Frozen Yogurt Recipes

By Staff

French vanilla, raspberry, carob, peach, honey-lemon, coffee and desert oasis frozen yogurt recipes, and how to make yogurt at home.


Homemade Yogurt

By Staff

Learn how to make yogurt using a few simple ingredients and tools.

Making Cheese at Home

By Staff

Step-by-step instructions for making hard cheese at home.

A Small-Scale Goat Cheese Business

By Staff

Learn how one farm family earns a comfortable living from its small-scale goat cheese business.

Make Aged Cheese at Home

By Gianaclis Caldwell

Learn how to set up an aging environment, prepare, and care for aged cheeses at home.

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