Here are two recipes for a substitute for mascarpone cheese. The whole milk produces a luscious light cheese. The tangy flavor is ideal with a sprinkling of chopped chives or seasoned pepper on appetizer crackers, or with toast and berry jam for breakfast.
Alternately, the whipping cream version makes a velvety, cool tasting cheese comparable to the Italian mascarpone. Serve it ...
Recipe for a Swiss style homemade cream cheese
Copenhagen Cooking makes Homemade blue and Roquefort cheese. These cheeses do require special cultures. See sources on our main cheese making page.
From the message board of CountryLife.net here are two methods for making your own sour cream at home.
Recipe for making queso blanco at home uses fresh whole milk and vinegar.