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Leave some milk in a dark cupboard to make homemade kefir

{Welcome to MultiMEDIA Splice #15, a link party. Join me by linking up a “milk”-themed post or a multimedia post on any topic.} Have you heard of kefir? A fermented milk drink that’s a cousin of yogurt, kefir is loaded … Continue reading

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Homemade ricotta

I had heard that it’s easy to make homemade ricotta cheese, so when I ended up stuck with two extra gallons of milk due to a grocery delivery mishap, the time to try it had arrived. It was easy. I … Continue reading

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Well, did you ever milk a cow?

“Well, did you ever milk a cow? I had the chance one day, but I was all dressed up for Sunday.” — “We Can Talk,” The Band We all gathered round the cow and brushed her, to relax her and … Continue reading

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Scheduling a Cow

UPDATE here (I did it!): Well, did you ever milk a cow? #1 (101 things in 1001 days): Milk a cow. It’s taken two years of looking for a willing cow, but I’ve finally found an udder to pull on. … Continue reading

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Homemade butter

Feeling like I was in the middle of a Shake Weight infomercial, I took my turn shaking the heavy cream to make homemade butter. To make about a half cup of butter, first I measured out a cup of heavy … Continue reading

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Got sugar? Remove flavored milk from school cafeterias

  Got sugar? Chances are, your kids do. Sugary, flavored milk is increasingly given to children twice a day in their school cafeterias. ———- An open letter to the Cheshire (CT) Board of Education: Kids today get bombarded by junk … Continue reading

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