Building a Cheese Cave

I’m currently in the process of turning my crawlspace into a cheese cave. I’ll be documenting the process here in greater detail in the future. For now, here are some videos documenting the process. Cleaning and Limewashing the Walls Progress Update, Obstacles, and Digging Up Old Stuff This is part of the Cheese Project series. …

“Our economy is based on spending billions to persuade people that happiness is buying things, and then insisting that the only way to have a viable economy is to make things for people to buy so they’ll have jobs and get enough money to buy things.”  ― Philip Slater After a month of aging I decided …

The Cheese Project (2/?)

“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.”  ― Professor Lidenbrock Discount Milk, Failure, and Lessons Learned I’ve never been one for carefully planning projects and this one has been no exception. The initial result of …

The Cheese Project

My local surplus store recently had a huge delivery of high quality milk. Local, organic, grass fed, and the best part was they were selling it for 2 bucks per gallon. I went nuts.Nothing excites me like dirt cheap high quality food. But, TANSTAAFL. The problem with this milk is that at best it’s a …

Our goal here is to satisfy our nutritional requirements in the most parsimonious way possible. Nutrition is fundamental but it is a means to an end, not an end in and of itself. Do not become obsessed. Simply put: do it cheap and do it fast.