I am new to kefir and just got my grains three days ago. I made my first batch (1qt) and a second quart yesterday. The first batch took 24 hours because the grains needed to get used to my raw milk -- they were raw milk grains, so it probably wasn't too much for them to acclimatize. Anyway, this batch is done after just 12 hours, but I still have plenty of the first batch left. So once I empty the grains from the second batch, can I "rest" them for a couple days until I need more kefir. If so, what is the bast way to keep them? Could I store them in the fridge in a 8oz glass mason jar with a little bit of milk?
BTW, DD#2 had her first kefir drink this morning I added some blueberries (frozen unfortunately as I didn't have any fresh) and some raw unheated honey. She loved it. I also slipped a little kefir in their breakfast milkshakes (raw milk, eggs and raw, unheated honey). I drank some plain last night before I went to bed. It was wonderful!
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