Home cooks can now create fresh, creamy cheeses easily in their own kitchens. The new Cheese Maker does all the work, keeping the process simple and satisfying. Certain cheeses have better texture and flavor when they are made fresh and there is nothing fresher than homemade. Using the cheese maker, home cooks can whip up a batch of Ricotta cheese, cream cheese, Boursin and Mascarpone as well as other non-aged cheeses in no time at all. The assortment of recipes provides will keep any cheese- lover occupied experimenting with their own flavors and spices. Preparation time is just 10 minutes and rest time is 1.5 hours. Fresh milk and an acid, such as lemon, yogurt, or vinegar, are the basic ingredients needed to get started with no salt required.