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Home Production and Gardening–March 2014

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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.

Prepare Every Needful Thing

Making Milk Substitutes

milk

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.

RICE MILK

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.

ALMOND MILK

2 cups raw, unsalted almonds          …

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Author: Laurie Nguyen

I am a happily married, stay at home mom with four sons, ages 24, 22, 18, and 14. I'm not a professional blogger, and I'm certainly not a foodie or a chef. But I like food, so I think I'm qualified to write about my own life experience with food. Want to be a little more prepared for the unexpected? Check out my Food Storage Blog, http://forayintofoodstorage.com. Have a question about Food Storage? Email me: forayintofoodstorage@gmail.com.

2 thoughts on “Home Production and Gardening–March 2014

  1. Thanks for the post on milk. My husband is vegetarian and he only drinks almond milk. I’m interested to try the almond milk recipe and see how it compares both in terms of taste and cost. I’ll let you know how it turns out! Thanks.

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