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producing kefir grains from commercial kefir?

I had previously been buying commercial kefir, and then started adding milk (actually half and half) when it ran low and leaving it out to produce more kefir with good results (at least compared to ...
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Cooking with kefir

I cooked with kefir, I poured it on eggplant sauteed in a pan with some water, I used to use yogurt for a similar dish. And the liquid in the cooked dish seems stringy, sort of like okra in gumbo. ...
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Frozen Kefir Grains Seem Dead…Any Suggestions?

My kefir grains were frozen by accident when the temp in my fridge was turned way down. I turned the temp back up, and after a couple of days took my grains out to culture a fresh batch of milk. ...
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How to separate milk kefir grains?

How many kefir grains will make a quart size of kefir? I think I have too many grains in one batch. I also am still a novice, been at this five months. I enjoy making it, and have many grains. Some ...
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Fastest way for cloning Milk Kefir Grains

It's about two weeks that I make Kefir at home. I started with three mid-size Kefir grains, and now I have six ones (three of them are really big) Now my friends get interested in making Kefir too. ...
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How do I fix overly yeasty kefir?

My milk kefir grains now produce kefir with a very unpleasant yeasty/bready flavor. I've tried feeding it for a while, on the assumption that the yeast/bacteria will get back into balance, but this ...
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Milk vs. home-made kefir

I got a bit confused when looking up nutrition values for milk versus kefir made from that milk. For some reason many tables list higher values of some nutrients (e.g. potassium and magnesium) than is ...
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What to do with home made Kefir?

I have been making Kefir at home for a month now, and it has become very easy to make larger and larger quantities. I usually just drink it, or strain it and spread it on bread. Would any of you want ...
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How to properly freeze kefir grains

I have been making kefir regularly for a couple years. Lately, however, my family's interest in it has waned and I have been using it less often and so feeding it less often. I want to store some ...
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Homemade and commercial kefirs

I want to produce kefir at home for personal consumption but I don't know where to find kefir grains. Any ideas? Some of my friends buy commercial kefirs. Do commercial kefirs in the market have the ...