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Milk Kefir Instructions

Note: if you're not planning to start your Milk Kefir right away, store it in the refrigerator until you're ready. You will need: one quart canning jar or other glass jar coffee filter or paper towel to cover jar, and elastic band to secure cover wooden or plastic spoon fine mesh plastic strainer (no metal) cow or goat milk (avoid ultra pasteurized or UHT milk) Milk Kefir grains Directions: 1)  Add the Milk Kefir grains to 2 cups milk.  Cover with coffee filter & secure with elastic band. 2)  Allow to culture at room temp- 68 to 78 degrees is ideal.  Choose a draft-free place, out of direct sunlight, where your Milk Kefir won't be disturbed. 3)  Check in 24...

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Water Kefir Starter Instructions

You will need: one quart canning jar or other glass jar coffee filter or paper towel to cover jar, and elastic band to secure cover fine mesh plastic strainer (no metal) wooden or plastic spoon 1/4 cup sugar (rapadura, evaporated cane sugar, or a blend of the two work best) 3 cups water (non-chlorinated & non-fluoridated is best) Water Kefir grains Directions: 1)  Heat one cup of the water.  Put it in the jar and stir in the sugar until thoroughly dissolved.  Add the rest of the water and stir again. 2)  Add the Water Kefir grains to the sugar water.  Cover & secure with elastic band.  Allow to culture at room temp (68 to 78 degrees is ideal).  Choose...

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Kefir Starter Instructions (Direct-set)

This direct-set culture is easy to use, and doesn't require the maintenance of kefir grains.  It can be used with cow or goat milk, as well as juice, coconut milk or coconut water.  Comes with 2 packets starter culture. You will need: one quart canning jar or other glass jar coffee filter or paper towel to cover jar, and elastic band to secure cover wooden or plastic spoon 4 cups milk 1 packet Kefir Starter culture (save 2nd packet in freezer for future use) Directions: 1)  Put 2 cups of milk in the jar.  Sprinkle in the Kefir Starter and mix well.  Add the rest of the milk and mix again.  Cover with coffee filter & secure with elastic band....

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