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Sour Cream

by Jerri Making sour cream is so easy! You, too, can get this lovely glop of goodness! It's all possible with cream and a mesophilic (room temperature) culture called Flora Danica. Remember, the cream cannot be Ultra Pasteurized. Reliable results are rarenot worth the risk. I was only able to find heavy whipping cream but it worked great! Just look at the beautiful chunk of loveliness in the cream! Now to begin.you'll need : And give yourself time, about 16-18 hours for it to culture plan ahead on some scratch paper so you are awake or home to check at end of the culturing period. I chose a Tuesday night at 9 pm and it was done at 3 pm...

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Sour Cream with the Aromatic B Cheese Culture

by Jerri The Aromatic B Cheese Culture* can be used for many cheeses, like goat milk chevre, or cow milk for Havarti or Baby Swissbut until I get my hands regularly on Non-Ultra Pasteurized or raw goat milk, or a cheese press, and cheese cave to age the more difficult cow milk cheeses, I can use the Aromatic B Cheese Culture for cottage cheese and sour cream. Let's do sour cream! To make sour cream is fairly easy: Heat 1 quart regularly pasteurized cream to 72ºF Sprinkle Aromatic B Cheese Culture on the surface of the cream and let rehydrate 1-2 minutes Mix in the culture Maintain 72ºF and culture for 12-24 hours My friend said it might take longer...

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Using Rejuvelac to Make Dairy-Free Vegan Sour Cream

by Jerri **Please note that the stew picture is NOT vegan - the sour cream however is, as we are a dairy free family. Continuing with the wonders of culturing with rejuvelac, we move on to Vegan "Sour Cream" again, the recipe being found in Miyoko Schinner's book Artisan Vegan Cheese, which I know by now you've finally secured and drooled over. RIGHT? Sour cream without all the fuss and junk found at the grocery store? Yep, you can do it, with cashews, water, rejuvelac, and sea salt. And a blender. And a regular mouth mason jar (no need for a big ole bulky blender cup!). Can't you just taste the sourdough bread dipped in your soup or stew, topped...

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