Simply Soft Cheese

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Tammie Painter grew up in the creative world of Portland, Oregon, and she continues to call the City of Roses home. Although she spent years working as a chemist in a behavioral neuroscience research lab, she could never quite tame her desire to express herself through words and images. When circumstances provided her the chance to pursue an artistic career, she seized it and has never looked back.

As a writer, Tammie not only shows off her kitchen and garden skills in her non-fiction, but also has a passion for delving into and bringing life to history and mythology in her novels. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her short stories and essays and has written hundreds of articles for local, national, and international magazines as well as the Internet.

As an artist, Tammie's love of nature shines through in her botanical and wildlife art, but that doesn't stop her from exploring other subjects such as the shiny curve of a car or a peek into the streets of Europe. Whatever she chooses to draw or paint, Tammie's work is characterized by its attention to realistic details and strong colors. In 2016, Tammie had to honor of being selected for a solo exhibition as part of the Artist Exhibit Program via the Clackamas County Arts Alliance.

Tammie plans to release Book Three of The Osteria Chronicles in 2016.

The best way to stay up-to-date on Tammie's projects is to follow her blog at You can also connect with Tammie via Twitter (@tammie_painter) or Facebook (

Simply Soft Cheese

Cheese Making Made Quick & Easy

Authored by Tammie Painter
Edition: Second

For those who have been curious about cheese making but were scared away by rumors of how difficult and labor intensive it can be, Simply Soft Cheese will cure your fears.

In Simply Soft Cheese, you'll see how easy it is to turn that jug of milk from your grocer's dairy case into something to delight your taste buds and impress your friends and family.

Why does Simply Soft Cheese only highlight soft cheese? Because soft cheeses are amazingly quick and easy even for beginning cheese makers to make at home with common kitchen tools and a few inexpensive ingredients.

For those who have already delved into cheesemaking, Simply Soft Cheese is a handy reference full of cheesemaking tips and tasty recipes that will have you reaching for this book again and again.

Simply Soft Cheese begins with a clear overview of the basic techniques you'll use throughout the book and a look at the ingredients and tools you'll need. Don't worry, many of the items are things you already have in your kitchen!

For each of the book's dozen cheeses, Simply Soft Cheese provides clear, step-by-step instructions with plenty of hints and tips to make each recipe a reliable and delicious success.

As a bonus, each chapter of Simply Soft Cheese includes ideas and recipes to use your batch of homemade goodness.

Note on the Second Edition: This newest edition of Simply Soft Cheese includes both metric and English measurements and temperatures making the book more convenient for cheese makers outside of the U.S.

If you'd like to see a free sample recipe you can try today, please visit

Publication Date:
148024080X / 9781480240803
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Cooking / Specific Ingredients / Dairy

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