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Forum: Traditional Foods   09-16-2011, 11:22 AM
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Hm....that sounds interesting! Do you scrape the...

Hm....that sounds interesting! Do you scrape the mold off, or just eat it? I had some raw milk in a quart jar that I was trying to separate into curds and whey, and it did it, after about a week....
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-16-2011, 07:03 AM
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Yes, SP does add synthetic vitamins to some of...

Yes, SP does add synthetic vitamins to some of their products. For example, in that list above pyridoxine hydrochloride is a synthetic vitamin. The riboflavin is likely synthetic too since they do...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-16-2011, 06:48 AM
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Posted By porcupine73
Yes, clabbering is explained in Nourishing...

Yes, clabbering is explained in Nourishing Traditions. Basically you just leave the milk sit at room temperature for 24 hours, then re-refrigerate. Some resources suggest it should be at 80F for 24...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-15-2011, 05:16 PM
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Posted By porcupine73
Right, some people keep raw milk a month of...

Right, some people keep raw milk a month of longer, and if it is just above freezing in the refrigerator, it may still even be sweet. Otherwise it will slowly start to sour as the lactose gets...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-11-2011, 06:03 AM
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Posted By porcupine73
I haven't tried making butter yet, but the...

I haven't tried making butter yet, but the easiest ways I've seen online to do it are to let the cream separate to the top of the milk, then siphon that off (or use a cream separator, which is...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-10-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By porcupine73
Some people tolerate it better if it is...

Some people tolerate it better if it is fermented, such as in kefir or buttermilk. Then much of the lactose gets converted to lactic acid, which makes it much easier for anyone who is lactose...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-10-2011, 08:34 PM
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Posted By porcupine73
I shake the cream in. Don't throw it out! Even...

I shake the cream in. Don't throw it out! Even if you didn't want to drink it, you can use it make excellent butter! I noticed a bit of a yellow color in some I just got, the lady said one of her...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-10-2011, 07:08 PM
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Posted By porcupine73
I saw in Nourishing Traditions that it can be...

I saw in Nourishing Traditions that it can be used to make Pemmican later.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-07-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By porcupine73
I looked through a few of their bars. I've...

I looked through a few of their bars. I've certainly seen far worse snack foods for kids. What I notice is almost all of their products contain dates as the #1 or nearly #1 ingredient. So that is...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-07-2011, 07:52 AM
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It's not just crock pots, it could be coffee...

It's not just crock pots, it could be coffee mugs and anything with an enamel coating. Supposedly if it is a quality enamal applied properly the amount of lead it leaches is fairly small. But yes...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-07-2011, 06:20 AM
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Posted By porcupine73
Some people split a whole or half with another...

Some people split a whole or half with another family or several families. I realize that isn't always practicable though. Some farmers will sell 'sampler' boxes of say 40 lbs or so, or have some...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By porcupine73
Great thanks for the info. I think I will try...

Great thanks for the info. I think I will try culturing the yeast using some grapes from the back yard in molasses to see what happens. I think I will have to find a molasses that contains no added...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2011, 07:03 AM
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Posted By porcupine73
I just got Nourishing Traditions the other day,...

I just got Nourishing Traditions the other day, and it talks about "meats cooked at very high temperatures contain elevated amounts of carcinogens. Meat should be eaten raw, rare or braised in water...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2011, 06:54 AM
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Posted By porcupine73
Yes giving blood or bloodletting is a quick way...

Yes giving blood or bloodletting is a quick way to reduce stored iron. I think you can actually pick up a reasonable amount of iron by cooking in cast iron or other iron containing cookware. I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2011, 06:47 AM
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Posted By porcupine73
I think I saw recommended amounts for children...

I think I saw recommended amounts for children in the book Cure Tooth Decay. I can check it later this evening. That's a good question about getting the blend vs. the FCLO and BO separately. I was...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-30-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By porcupine73
Wow thanks for the info! Is it possible to...

Wow thanks for the info! Is it possible to culture the yeast in molasses? I've seen some that say they are done that way.
 
Should the grains be sprouted before turning into flour? I was reading...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-30-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By porcupine73
Hi Jett, thanks for the info. That sounds...

Hi Jett, thanks for the info. That sounds interesting and I may give it a try. I do have some grapes growing in the back yard. They're not wild, but they have not been sprayed with anything for many...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-29-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By porcupine73
Hello, this is a follow up to the 2006 locked...

Hello, this is a follow up to the 2006 locked thread: http://www.mothering.com/community/t/545246/anyone-find-a-nutritional-yeast-that-does-not-have-synthetic-additives
 
Has anyone found such a...
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