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Offline GortKlaatu

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Cottage Cheese Yield?
« on: October 10, 2017, 04:10:06 PM »
My yield on cottage cheese is about 1/2 of what I get from most other cheeses per gallon of milk.
Is that what you all have found, or is there something that I'm doing that's causing a poor yield?

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Re: Cottage Cheese Yield?
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2017, 11:18:06 AM »
I haven't made cottage cheese, but my gut says this doesn't sound right. (And believe me, I have a considerable gut ... !)

What recipe / procedure are you using for the make?
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Re: Cottage Cheese Yield?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2017, 12:42:19 PM »
Thanks for the response.  My gut was off on this, too.  Hence, my question.  I was certain I should have gotten more.  But I will say that when I weighed it, it turned out that I actually got more than it looked like--4 3/4 pounds from 6 gallons of milk



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Re: Cottage Cheese Yield?
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2017, 12:43:37 PM »
Andy, I was using Jim Wallace's from cheesemaking.com 

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Re: Cottage Cheese Yield?
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2017, 08:02:06 PM »
Usually I will get at least 6 pounds from 6 gals (24L), most of the time I much more. Adjust your acid and temperature.
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Re: Cottage Cheese Yield?
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2017, 08:37:42 PM »
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That's what I was expecting--at least 1 pound per gallon.
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