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#1 of 2 Old 03-17-2012, 10:35 AM - Thread Starter
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I tried making Kefir, but I think I ended up with clabbered milk.   I left the Kerfir culture in the milk for 48 hours.  When I titled the jar, it was hard to tell if the milk had thickened.  Then when I looked after 48 hours, oh, boy, it was very thick.  So,  I separated the whey from the new cream cheese, no failed experiment.

I was given about 1 cup of milk kefir in a jar with a lid.  I forgot about not using a metal spoon when I first peeked at the culture by scooping one lump from the top.  There was many lumps below the one I touched.  My question is:
Might I have killed all the cultures?  Or, perhaps I just don't know when to stop the kefir from growing on my side board.  I don't know what to look for during the 24 to ?? time frame.

Can anyone figure out how to help me? Please.mischievous.gif





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From what I've read its usually ok to use metal, especially if its stainless steel?

Here is a really good site for all you need to know about kefir

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