If you have access to goat milk, chevre is the absolute easiest cheese in the world. Take milk, add tiny bit starter, 1/5th drop rennet, let sit overnight, strain for a day. The end. Nice, huh? Not to mention that a gallon makes at least two pounds, but the storebought chevre retails for $20/lb around here!
The best website that I've ever found for cheesemaking/dairying is:http://www.fiascofarm.com/dairy/index.htm
I have several books on cheesemaking, but this site outdoes them all, mainly because they aren't selling anything, and most of the cheesemaking books out there are by folks who have a business selling supplies, so they try to sell you more stuff than you need.
It's a blast, and very easy. Have fun!