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Making Cheese In The Land Of The Bible: Add Myrrh And A Leap Of Faith

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True cheddar cheese can take months — even years — to age. So Claudia Lucero created a faux-cheddar that can be made in very little time. fotolia hide caption

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How To Make A Faux Cheddar In One Hour

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Many artisan cheese producers never pasteurize their milk – it's raw. The milk's natural microbial community is still in there. This microbial festival gives cheese variety and intrigues scientists. iStockphoto hide caption

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The Ancient Art Of Cheese-Making Attracts Scientific Gawkers

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Oregon State University food science and technology students mix a batch of havarti cheese in a cheesemaking class. Lynn Ketchum/OSU hide caption

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