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The Taste of Cheese

The Taste of Cheese

Click for FREE download with this FarmCast episodeI want to take a minute and say welcome to all the new listeners and welcome back to the veteran homestead-loving regulars who stop by the FarmCast every week. I appreciate you all so much. I’m so excited to share with...

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The Tradition of Dairying

The Tradition of Dairying

 The tradition of dairying has been around for thousands of years. Today, in the United States, the number of small dairy farms continues to decline. The desire for the fresh and nutritious commodity we call milk remains steady and is mostly fulfilled by gigantic...

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The Basics of Cheesemaking

The Basics of Cheesemaking

This episode focuses on the basics of cheesemaking. This is in preparation for the next episode which is about why cheese tastes the way that it does. It’s all milk. Why is each cheese different? Today’s Show Homestead Life Updates The Basics of Cheesemaking Easter...

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What Makes Food Taste So Good?

What Makes Food Taste So Good?

What Makes Food Taste So Good? is the topic of today’s show. The truth is, it is much more than taste. I’ll provide some details as to what taste is as it relates to our bodies. The sense of smell and touch also are needed to understand flavor. Today’s Show Homestead...

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What Does It Mean to “Get in Touch with the Land?”

What Does It Mean to “Get in Touch with the Land?”

Spring has finally arrived. At least the spring equinox has passed. I feel a weight lifted off my shoulders. Looking forward to sharing the homestead life with you. Today it’s about “getting in touch with the land”. Today’s Show Homestead Life Updates What Does It...

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Food Preservation Techniques

Food Preservation Techniques

Food preservation techniques is the focus of this FarmCast. You may learn some new lingo. There is also a great deal of information about how food preparation and presentation has evolved over time. History leads us from one place to the next. As the need arises, the...

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Cooking Through the Ages

Cooking Through the Ages

In today’s show, we are going to talk about: Cooking Through the Ages. The conversation today – and every day – revolves around the value of tradition; traditional food prep and storage, traditional cooking, the new traditional farming practices, and of course,...

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Why Normande Cows

Why Normande Cows

In today’s show, we are going to talk about the milk cows that we have chosen for our central enterprise of cheesemaking – Normande Cows Today’s Show Topics Homestead Life Updates The Normande Cow Breed Crème Fraîche Recipe Homestead Life Updates Scott has been out...

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Cheese Makes You Happy!

Cheese Makes You Happy!

The topic for today is how cheese makes you happy! That's right. There is evidence that the nutrition in cheese can actually affect your mood among other things. I'm pleased to bring you this great news today! Today’s Show Homestead Life Updates Cheese and Nutrition...

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History of Cheese

History of Cheese

The history of cheese. Exactly how did cheese get started? What's the tradition there? Overview -- Farm Updates -- History of Cheese -- Lemon Cheese Recipe Farm Updates I don’t have a lot to report today about the farm. A bit about hay, the creamery and a story about...

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