I found a great blog about preparedness and food storage. I thought this article about making milk substitutes was fantastic! Thought you might think so, too.
Making Milk Substitutes
There are many reasons we may use milk substitutes. We may have milk or lactose sensitivities, concerns over the cost, storage requirements or flavor of dried milk products, or maybe we just found ourselves in the middle of a recipe and discovered that we are out! Following are five recipes that can help.
1 ½ cups cooked rice ¼ teaspoon salt (to taste)
3 cups hot water 2 Tbsps mild-flavored oil
3 Tablespoons sugar or honey 3 cups cold water
1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
Place rice, hot water, sweetener, optional vanilla and salt into blender. Blend at highest speed for 5 minutes. While blender is running, pour in oil and blend another 2 minutes, then add cold water and blend a final 5 minutes. Pour through a sieve into a pitcher and chill before using.
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