12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

12 Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries, Part 1/3]

 New here?  Get Fooducated with our iPhone or Android App!   Cow’s milk is an amazing liquid with many compounds that can be processed into endless products such as butter, yogurt, and cheese. But how does milk become cheese?  And what are curds, whey, and … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Rennet [It's in your cheese]

10 Things to Know About Rennet [It's in your cheese]

We recently received an interesting inquiry from a Fooducate community member: I just learned what “rennet” is (an enzyme used to make most cheeses and which is usually derived from the lining of calves stomachs).  You can imagine what an … Continue reading

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What are those Chunks in Cottage Cheese?

What are those Chunks in Cottage Cheese?

1. Cottage cheese chunks are called curds, and you can usually get either “small curd” or “large curd” varieties at the supermarket. 2. About a billion pounds of cottage cheese are consumed annually in the US. That’s about 3 lbs. … Continue reading

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Thirteen Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries Part 1/3]

Thirteen Cheese Facts [Cheese Miniseries Part 1/3]

Image via Wikipedia Cow’s milk is an amazing liquid with many compounds that can be processed into endless products such as butter, yogurt, and cheese. But how does milk become cheese? What is processed cheese? And what exactly do we … Continue reading

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