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Mooo! Questions about this dairy substance need not be limited to cows but should be about the handling of milk as a primary aspect of the question.

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Dairy milk alternatives - any limitations?

There are many alternatives to diary milk, but are there recipes that these alternatives can't be used for, just because of the nature of dairy? for example I want to make some millionaire shortbread ...
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How do I can coffee with milk? Basically a canned latte

I've been running my coffee shop for a while now and would like to venture into the world of canning my specialty drinks. my biggest hiccup so far is how to preserve the milk. I've seen that most ...
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Adult hot milk stirrers

I want to make some Hot milk stirrers but adding alcohol to it. What is the recommended liquor, and how would you do the measurements :D TIA
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Refrigerate Cookie Filling with heavy whipping cream?

Is it necessary to refrigerate cookies that have been filled with icing of heavy whipping cream, butter, and milk chocolate chips?
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What does it mean for a liquid to "crack"?

I'm looking at a recipe for condensed milk, and a couple of the steps say the following: Do not stir once the mix starts to simmer otherwise it can crack and crystalize. if there are sugary bits ...
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How do they get double cream to have a higher fat content than heavy cream?

I have always wondered how farmers in Britain make it so their cows produce cream with 48% butterfat whereas farmers in the USA only get their cows to produce cream with 36% butterfat. What is done ...
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How can I prevent curdling when adding fruit to milk?

I've recently started making simple desserts consisting of milk, sugar, flavoring and gelatin. Last time I tried using frozen raspberries as flavoring (around 1:10 raspberries to milk by weight) and ...
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Can I repasturize milk that separated in a bottle? [duplicate]

I bought a bottle of pasteurized milk (not UHT) on Tuesday and accidentally left it out for two warm days. I went to discard it when I found it because of the curdling, but the smell was really ...
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How do you make wheat milk?

I have seen rice milk made from rice flour. I have seen almond milk made from dry finely ground almonds. I have seen soy milk made from boiled mashed soy beans (soy milk is similiar, but different to,...
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Can a handheld milk frother be used to make a bechamel sauce instead of a whisk?

Has anyone tried this and did it work? I'm curious if it would give a similar, or maybe even better result compared to hand whisking. Edit: I don't have a milk frother right now, and was thinking of ...
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Is all clarified butter/ghee made from different brands of butter having the same of flavor? Or not?

I know the difference of the taste of many butter brands, but if you cook each of it into clarified butter. Does It still keep the difference of flavor/aroma/taste for each.
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Does bean/pea milk made by just blending cooked beans/peas come out just as well as making it by blending soaked beans/peas and boiling them?

So I am vegan and make my own bean and pea milk using mostly Northern White beans and green split peas(finding the yellow ones is a bit hard). I have not made soymilk yet. Anyway, the way I make the ...
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Did I just get butter out of a milk centrifuge?

recently I bought a milk centrifuge like this: I processed whole cow farm milk in this and it separated the cream from the milk. Or so I thought, after letting the cream rest in the fridge, it was ...
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Supplement for those who with lactose intolerance? [closed]

Many people have lactose intolerance. Is there a food or supplement that can be consumed with milk that can prevent diarrhea? Suppose lactose-free milk or soy milk, etc is not an available option. ...
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What's the purpose to use milk together with yogurt for a yeast dough?

I've seen some recipes which suggest using yogurt together with a milk while making a yeast dough, staying silent about the actual purpose of doing so. As for me, such dough isn't well-balanced. Can ...
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Milk curdles while heating to make yogurt…is it safe to eat?

I had some old milk in the fridge that smells like it’s on the edge. I decided to make yogurt with it. While I was heating it, lots of curds started to form. Is it safe to eat the yogurt that I’m ...
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Does shaking a jug of milk impact its longevity

With some products like non-homogenous milk and ciders with precipitate its desireable to give the jug one or two sharp shakes for consistency. But I've found myself habitually doing this even for ...
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Why would HTST/UHT milk be "unsafe, but not taste bad"?

User @rumtscho notes in another question's answer: If you are trying to keep the milk for multiple days in the fridge It will become unsafe after 3-5 days, there is no way around that. If you switch ...
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Why is it that veggies, fruit, and meat need to be salted or sugared when fermented to avoid pathogens, but milk and yogurt don't?

Haven't been able to find a clear enough explanation for this. When it comes to fermented milk products like clabber and milk kefir, you don't seem to need to do anything other than in the first case, ...
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Is my powdered milk still ok after being in a 100 ° hot trailer for 3 weeks?

I was out of my trailer for 3 weeks here in Yuma AZ. Temps reached 100 degrees in trailer. I had powdered milk (Augason Farms brand) left behind. The milk is unopened. Is it still safe?
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Can instant pudding be made without milk?

Googling this question turned up many articles claiming that instant pudding can be made with water instead of milk. I gave it a shot just to see how different it is and... it's just not true. I ...
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The right custard for baking with a cake

I’ve seen a bunch of videos (eg on YouTube) which show a custard and chiffon cake recipe. This custard is essentially: Egg yolks Condensed milk Milk or evaporated milk My preferred custard is quite ...
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Yogurt from raw cow milk has a gelatinous consistency

I've been making yogurt for a couple of years now, using commercial milk from the super market, with some very good success. Recently decided to up my game by sourcing the milk directly at the farm, ...
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If milk bottle says BEST BY JUNE 10/22 , how long does it last in the fridge if the bottle is opened and unopened?

Google says all opened milk lasts 4-7 days. It also says all unopened milk lasts 5-7 days. But my bottle has a BEST BY date of JUNE 10/22 , that is 5 months. Both can't be right, Either the article is ...
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Milk bread problem

Is there a way to reduce a certain amount of milk to replace it with water while still maintaining the richness in milk bread? Milk is getting majorly expensive and I saw online someone using at least ...
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Amount of water needed to soak buckwheat groats together with apple cider vinegar as prep for buckwheat milk

I'm attempting a recipe for buckwheat milk from Blissful Basil. The recipe calls for the following ingredients: 1 cup raw buckwheat groats 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 3 cups filtered water 2 ...
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How much Vanilla Essense in 1 Liter Almond Milk

I made 1-liter almond milk at home, I also brought vanilla essence to put into that but I don't know how much vanilla essence I should include in 1 liter of almond milk. Can anybody guide me on this? ...
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Is putting cold milk foam on hot coffee unsafe?

I've been told that its not safe because of the temperature difference, but I also know that people put whipped cream on stuff like hot chocolate, so why wouldn't it be safe to put cold foam on hot ...
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Canned Coconut milk is curdled when opened

I bought Coconut milk (88% coconut and rest water) in a sealed can, when I opened it the solid where already separated from the liquid. The solid part was at the top quite thick like frozen coconut ...
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Will ultrapasterized milk curdle?

Normally (e.g. here) the recipe for oladyi (thick palm-sized pancakes) requires kefir, a fermented milk drink similar to a thin yoghurt or ayran. There is one well-tested recipe that uses milk with ...
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How does adding vanilla extract help make a milkshake if the ice cream is already vanilla?

I recently purchased a professional-style milkshake mixer, and some recipes I've researched say that adding ice cream is a must for making shakes, along with adding a few drops of milk. But some of ...
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What happens when custard ingredients are reordered?

In the mathematics book How to Bake Pi by Eugenia Cheng in the chapter titled Sameness she mentions the making of custard. She explains that although custard has only three ingredients the order of ...
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Shelf-Stable Milk is it still good

Our shelf-stable milk was left in a hot car of over 100 degrees for many days. it has not been opened. Would it still be good for use ? I have not opened any of the cartons and I will just throw ...
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Are the oats in overnight oats processed differently by milk than by milk substitutes?

I've read some recipes/blogs that say that overnight oats can be made with milk substitutes such as almond milk. Other recipes/blogs I've read say that enzymes found in milk help to break down the ...
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Why did this gallon of milk stay fresh for so long?

A few months ago I had a gallon of milk in the back of the fridge that stayed fresh for over a month - maybe even two; I lost track. Our house is only me and my wife. We don't drink milk often. I ...
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Cocoa powder stays stuck at the bottom of the cup [duplicate]

I am trying to make a warm drink using cocoa without much additions. Basically I boil water and the slowly add it to a cup with cocoa powder while I stir. I also add some cold milk. When I stir with a ...
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Is sour milk, soured milk, and milk that has gone sour, all the exact same thing?

Is sour milk, soured milk, and milk that has gone sour, all the exact same thing? Related to this question: Is buttermilk another term for sour milk or some part of sour milk? and especially this ...
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Is buttermilk another term for sour milk or some part of sour milk?

Is buttermilk another term for sour milk or some part of sour milk? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buttermilk says: Originally, buttermilk referred to the liquid left over from churning butter from ...
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Why it is not recommended to mix the milk of different days?

A vendor supplies a half liter of milk daily. Some times, due to variety of reasons, I arrive at a situation that I need to handle milk of 3 consecutive days i.e., 1.5 liter. Elder and experienced ...
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Spoiled protein shake? [duplicate]

On my way to work which is about an hour drive I had brought along my protein shake which contains 16oz of milk. The whole car ride was nice and cool due to the ac. Once I got to work I accidentally ...
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Can one use butter to replace cream or milk in drinks?

While many liquids exist that serve as an alternate to milk for the lactose intolerant, I'm wondering to what extent can butter melted and mixed with water serve as a milk substitute, even if an ...
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For microwave hot chocolate, why pour the hot milk into the chocolate rather than mixing the milk with chocolate then heating?

I read on the back of the unsweetened Hershey's cocoa powder box that I should first heat milk in a microwave and then pour into another cup with the powder, salt and sugar. This tasted much better ...
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Does freezing raw milk kills harmful bacteria present in the milk?

I have been drinking shakes made from frozen raw milk; just wondering that could it lead to any illness. Does freezing raw milk kills harmful bacteria present in the milk?
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Is yoghurt mixed with milk safe?

I have always been told that you shouldn't drink milk and eat yoghurt together. So today in the kitchen channel when they made a smoothie with milk and yoghurt I was shocked. Since I couldn't find ...
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What are the mechanics of raw milk and products made from it?

I'm stuck in a bit of a strange predicament... As many of you know, getting access to raw milk is a problem for many in the Western world, whereas information is abundant. Yet, here I finally am with ...
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Why does this custard say to boil milk cool and boil again

I have this recipe (from a really great book that has never failed me) for a custard and it says to Bring the milk to the boil. Put to the side for 10 mins. Whisk the yolks and sugar. Return the milk ...
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Homemade soy milk powder, or other plant-based milk powder

I have tried making soy milk powder from store bought soy milk. I used my dehydrator, but a few hours into the process the milk was starting to smell sour. I have seen recipes that make soy milk ...
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Why is 45 degrees Celsius considered the optimal temperature for coagulating milk?

I heated pasteurized milk to around 80 degrees Celsius and let it cool down to 45 degrees Celsius (according to a few guides) before adding 50 mL vinegar. But I've been wondering, why is it considered ...
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When can milk substitute for buttermilk in sourdough recipes?

I want to prepare buttermilk sourdough pancakes: One part sourdough starter Two parts flour Two parts buttermilk Sugar to taste (about a quarter part, depending on mood) The idea is to leave it ...
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Milk powder doesn't dissolve

I'm following some recipes making chocolate, candies and cookies that use milk powder to enhance the flavor. I tried several milk powder brands, different types skim vs full cream, but I never can ...
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