PATRON + RECIPE WEDNESDAY- Making Cottage Cheese was labor intensive as this 1924 recipe reveals.



Setting -Place clean sweet milk in pan or bucket and let stand until it is good firm clabber, temperature 75 degrees (one gallon milk makes 1 ½ lbs. cheese).

Heating – When milk has clabbered place pan or bucket into pan of hot water and raise temperature to 90 degrees F. (use dairy thermometer). Hold milk at 90 degrees F. for 30 mins. during which time stir gently for 1 min. at 5 min. intervals.

Draining – After clabber has been held at above temperature for 30 mins. pour into cheesecloth or flour sack and drain for 30 mins. or longer. (The longer you drain, the dryer the cheese.) Cheese may be placed in fruit jar and kept in ice box for several days.

Seasoning – Moisten cheese with cream and salt to taste. (1 to 2 tsp salt to 1 ½ lbs. cheese.

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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