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Claudia Lucero is the cheesemaker and founder behind UrbanCheesecraft.com. She's the author of the book One Hour Cheese and creator of William Sonoma's DIY cheese kits.

fresh mozzarella with a slice cut from it

Ask the Monger: Why is My Homemade Mozzarella Squeaky?

Every time I try to make homemade mozzarella, it never ends up shiny with a stretchy texture. Instead, it pulls apart like Play-Doh and has a squeaky texture. What am I doing wrong? Squeaky mozzarella—and off textures in general—are almost always a result of overheating milk and/or curd. Take care to heat the milk and […]