Here it is in a slideshow:
Heated 1/2 gallon milk in crockpot first
Then set it outside to stay warm (90F)
Added my Calcium Chloride
Added mesophilic starter
I did not even know that I had a cheese curd ladle.
I thought it was for frying.
Added my rennet
Look at that fabulous clean break!
Cut the cheese
Curds a forming
Set, stir, heat, set, stir, heat, repeat for 1.5 hours! That'd be why it's called Stirred Cheddar
Weights and waits
It's so beautiful!
unwrap, flip, wrap, weight, wait, repeat
Everything was all balanced and set. A
As soon as I laid down for a break, I heard a cuh dunk.
Got my cheese jenga set back up and will sit for 24 hours.