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    Red Gable Cheese LLC

Sparta, TN

 

 

Who knew such little milk could make such great cheese? This workshop is dedicated to the one gallon wonders. Each of the four cheeses we'll cover in this workshop make an impressive cheese with around a gallon of milk.

 

After covering the basics of cheese making and the equipment required, we'll dive into making four distinctly different cheeses. Some classes covers two goat milk cheeses and two cow's milk cheeses. Other classes cover four cow's milk cheeses. All encompass soft, pressed and bloomy rind cheeses.

 

Cost of workshop includes hands on instruction, detailed recipes, refreshments and lunch.

 

Price Per Person Per Day:  $135.00
 

 

One Gallon Wonders! With Cow & Goat Milks

9am-4pm

Moooo-Exploring Cow's Milk Cheese

9am-4pm

Perfect for the curious cheese foodie or the beginning cheese maker, this class explores the basic's of making cheese with an emphasis on setting up your kitchen and review of equipment followed by a fast paced hands-on  class exploring the different techniques required to make Feta, Fromage Blanc-a rich cream cheese style cheese, the popular bloomy rind cheese Double Cream Camembert and Tasty Tidbits- a pressed washed curd /rind cheese button that presents beautifully on a cheese plate.

 

You'll see these cheeses at various stages of development and learn techniques that will give you the confidence to follow the recipes. And best of all, these delicious recipes are all tested with high grade store bought milk or can be made from your own farm fresh milk-so you will be able to make them at home.

 

Price includes hands on instruction, detailed recipes, lunch & refreshments.

 

Price Per Person: $135.00

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Mix It Up! A Celebration of Goat & Cow Milk Cheese

9am-4pm

Our most popular public class last year, this workshop combines goat & cow's milk cheeses into a fast paced day in the cheese kitchen. After reviewing the basic's of cheese making and the equipment required, we'll dive into a full day of making curds! 

This class will cover cow's milk Feta and the infamous midwest cheese staple of Squeaky Curds along with goat milk Cabecou-the soft goat cheese button marinated in different flavored olive oils and Valencay's-a pyramid shaped bloomy rind cheese.

 

This workshop is a great overall class for beginning or intermediate cheese makers. Not only will you increase your appreciation for cheese but you'll gain the confidence to test newly found cheese making skills at home.  Price of class includes instruction, detailed recipes, lunch & refreshments.

 

Price per Person: $135.00

 

"I Ain't Got No Cave, Man" (Or Woman!)

9am-4pm

Sometimes people just want to explore the world of cheese without investing too many dollars in equipment.  A "cave"-generally a beverage or wine refrigerator used to age cheese is one of those items that some might want to delay spending money on until their cheese hobby becomes a full fledge habit.

Sooooo, here's the workshop for you! We'll explore four distinctly delicious cheeses that do not require an aging cave. And, as an added bonus, each is relatively light on equipment and supplies required to make the cheese.  During a full day of hands on instruction, we'll explore two cow's milk cheeses and two goat milk cheeses.

First up is Feta. Stored in a brine solution, it's not only super tasty but a great value for your money and it keeps in a brine solution for months. Next is Squeaky Curds. If you're from the midwest, you know these are a staple on the cheese scene and the instant gratification of making them and immediately consuming the "squeak" is hard to beat.  On the goat milk side, we'll make goat milk Bells- a lightly pressed washed curd cheese. And, last but not least, the classic goat milk Chevre including Chevre buttons.

This workshop is designed for the  curious foodie beginning their cheese making journey. Price of instruction includes hands on instruction, detailed recipes, refreshments and lunch.

Price Per Person: $135.00 

 

All Things Goat! It's So Much More Than Chevre
9am-4pm

When I tell people that I make goat cheese, they often think solely about fresh chevre-the soft goat cheese that restuarants put on salads and is available in plastic packages at the grocery store. But there's so much more to offer in goat milk cheese. 

 

In this class, we explore four different styles of goat cheese including Mini Maures-my take on a log shaped bloomy rind cheese (think the style of brie or camembert but with goat milk), Cabecou-a soft goat button cheese marinated in different flavored olive oils, Tasty Goat Tidbits-pressed and herb infused washed rind cheese buttons, and yes, the classic chevre including beautiful chevre buttons. It's a full day of all things goat!

 

Designed for the basic and intermediate cheese maker, this class is perfect for the curious cheese foodie or individuals with access to farm fresh goat milk. We'll review the basics of cheese making, equipment required and then plunge into making cheese. Plan on a full day of hands-on learning. Price includes instruction, detailed recipes, lunch & refreshments. 

Price Per Person:  $135.00