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A cheese making party is an adventurous way to bring people together. While a single person can easily make their own cheese, tag teaming the steps makes the entire process smoother. A few of our team members were dying to make cheese, so we took the opportunity to host a little educational team-building exercise!
Planning the get-together was as easy as choosing a cheese recipe, gathering the supplies, and sending out invitations. The group was overwhelmingly in favor of mozzarella, so mozzarella it was!
Carly took charge of the affair, prepping the ingredients and giving everyone a chance to get involved.
"The first thing I did was read through the entire recipe. Next, I set out all of the ingredients and equipment so they would be handy when needed. This helped during time-sensitive steps because everything was at our fingertips. Just like a cooking show!" - Carly
Thoughts from the Team
"I had never made cheese, so getting to see the process first-hand was really interesting. I expected it to be complicated and time-consuming. To my surprise, the whole experience was actually very fun and easy. Knowing this, I now feel more motivated and inspired to try this at home with my family." - Annie
"The cheese party was great! I love the fact that making something simple, like cheese, can really bring people together. It was very easy to make, and it didn't require a crazy amount of time. This party made me want to try making cheese myself!" - Katie
Enjoying the Finished Product
Mozzarella doesn't take long to make, especially with a team! The fresh cheese, served up with tomato, oil, and fresh basil, was finished in plenty of time to share some wine and some good conversation.
"A lot of people don't realize that the hardest part about making soft cheeses is often getting past the idea that cheesemaking is too difficult to do at home. Nothing could be further from the truth! My advice- find a recipe, read the instructions thoroughly, and give it a try! There's as much to enjoy in the process as there is in the final product." - Carly