So named because it originated in Monterey, California, this versatile cheese can be made from whole, partly skimmed or skimmed cow's milk. It's also called California Jack or simply Jack cheese.
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This is a recipe for making a homemade Stirred-Curd Cheddar Cheese with three simple ingredients, buttermilk, whole milk and rennet. This recipe is for intermediate cheese makers. The pressed curds need to dry for 2-3 days. The waxed cheese should age for 2-6 months.
Romano is one of the worlds oldest cheeses. It has been made made near Rome since the time of Christ. Like Parmesan, this cheese must age at least 5 months. A longer time is used to produce a hard grating cheese. This cheese can be used in many recipes that call for Parmesan if a more delicate taste is desired. For a more flavorful cheese use goat and cow's milk in equal proportions
Vegan cheese contains no dairy products. This is a good demonstration on how to make this vegetarian un-cheese.