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Questions tagged [milk]

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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Milk seal didn't break

I had a jug of Milk todaynand I was trying to open it ... instead of the seal breaking ... the whole lid mechanism popped off. It made a cracking noise so I'm sure the thing was sealed . It wasn't ...
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What is “reconstituted” milk?

Here in Chile nearly all milk you can buy in supermarkets is UHT milk in tetra bricks. Some brands state on the carton that the milk is "reconstituted", while others state that it is "not ...
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When milk is poured into cereal, what is it? [duplicate]

Is it a broth, a sauce, a beverage, or other? this was a question posed to me and I have clue how to answer this.
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Can I separate cream from powdered​ whole milk?

Can I separate cream from powdered whole milk? I spend much of my time in the Philippines and milk is very expensive and cheeses are almost impossible to get. I am making pizzas and I want to make my ...
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Is my heavy cream not actually heavy cream?

I am under the impression that the difference between milk and heavy cream is the percentage of butterfat/milkfat. I purchased a gallon of D enriched whole milk today, as well as some heavy "whipping" ...
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Why do you need raw milk to make butter?

I was reading about making butter at home and all the recipes called for raw (I presume this means unpasteurised) milk. Why is this? They also said to wait for the cream to separate from the milk. I'...
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Why does almond milk make eggs stick to a nonstick pan?

I was doing an experiment when I was making eggs this morning, and tried friendly farms almond milk instead of regular milk in my eggs, and the eggs stuck to the pan, when they normally won't without ...
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What nondairy milk does not curdle when heated?

I like to heat my milk for coffee (and use the microwave to do so) but I find with Soya Milk it curdles. Does anyone know of any other non-dairy milk that one can heat in a microwave please?
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Is there a way to keep bananas that are half submerged in milk fresh for at least 26-28 hours?

I make a special drink that contains banana and milk and I drink it every morning, is there a way i can have it ready in a blender for up to 28 hours? I am unsure but i got a recommendation of putting ...
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Why does coconut milk separate when it is placed in the fridge?

I have noticed that for many coconut whipped cream recipes, you are supposed to put the can in the fridge overnight to separate the fat and the liquid. Can anyone explain the food science behind why ...
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Why did my whole milk go bad faster than skim milk?

Why did my whole milk curdle and get yucky and smell before my skim milk when left out? I thought it was supposed to be the opposite.
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What to do with leftover cream after churning butter?

I used a manual butter churn for the first time and made delicious butter. Yay! And it left behind something that resembles milk... It's lighter than the heavy cream that was churned into butter. It ...
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My milk kefir molded.. What should I do

I put my dehydrated kefir grains in one cup fresh whole milk and after 24 hours I change the milk and rainse the grains. But after three days they become molded. Befor this I put my kefir grains in ...
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Why did my soy milk turn sour

I got some soy milk on Saturday and it expires May 2017 (if unopened I presume). I went to open the fridge just now and I had a cup of tea with it no problems. I went to drink some now from the bottle ...
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Combine skim milk and cream to substitute for whole?

In what ratio would you combine skim milk and higher-fat dairy to reach an equivalent of e.g. whole milk? I ran out of whole the other day making bread, tried to add a splash of half-and-half to 2%, ...
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How much powdered milk and water would you need to make exactly 5 tablespoons of Milk?

I have a recipe that calls for 5 tablespoons of milk but only have powdered milk. And i don't want to make more than what I need as it won't get used in this house.
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Can I use hot water for skim milk powder?

I was trying to make milk tea from skim milk powder and black tea bags today, and found that after adding hot water to skim milk powder, that powder doesn't fully dissolve in the water. There are lots ...
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Replace or reduce sugar in milk?

Is there any company that produces milk with the sugar removed or replaced? If not, is there any way to do this on your own? I love skim milk and mostly buy Fair Life Skim Milk, which is filtered to ...
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Why isn't Almond Milk (and other non-animal based 'milk') considered juice?

As per the title, I consider "Milk" to be the substance secreted by living being to sustain their young, whether they be human, cow, dog, etc... Almonds do not produce milk to sustain their young, in ...
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Expire dates on coconut milk

I just bought a case of coconut milk in cartons and the expire date says 12MR01. Does this mean it expired 4 years ago?
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Can I substitute two percent milk for low fat milk and bourbon in a cake recipe?

I'm making Banana-Nut Pound Cake and the recipe calls for low-fat milk or bourbon. I don't have these two ingredients. Can I substitute 2% milk instead?
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How to make paneer at home like the packaged ones?

whenever I make paneer, it is somewhat sticky on the teeth and doesn't give that 'squeaky' feel. I use the packaged pasteurized full cream milk.
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Is there a name for fried evaporated milk?

I have heard of a food that is made by heating milk until most of the water is boiled off (or alternatively the top of the milk is skimmed off) and then is fried until lightly browned. My Turkish ...
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When whipping cream, does its state continually cycle through various states? Is there a dead end at whipped butter? Or does something else happen?

I was attempting to make butter by whipping heavy cream in my Kitchenaid stand mixer. I noticed that cream was getting grainy (as the fat was globbing into butter) but then let it whip a little longer....
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Have I ruined my chicken by marinating it in milk and lemon?

So I wanted to make Gordon Ramsay's buttermilk fried chicken Recipe. Although I didn't have any buttermilk so I found online you can use milk with lemon as a replacement for buttermilk. Sounded ...
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How can I make my kefir milk smooth and creamy instead of watery and grainy?

Just started making kefir last week. My kefir comes out grainy and watery. Here is what I'm doing: I have about 2 tablespoon of kefir I add about 4 cups of 2% organic milk Leave it for a day on the ...
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How to make a custard (royale) that sets up firm on the stovetop?

I was trying to make royales for consomme for the first time, since I figured I already have spare yolks already. Following a recipe for custard in general that said one can use as much as 4 yolks per ...
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What is a good substitute for full cream milk powder?

I'm interested in making this milk bread recipe and noticed it called for full cream milk powder. I only have skim milk powder on hand, but read that using just skim milk powder won't provide the full ...
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I've tried to make yougurt but I've got soured milk - what went wrong?

I've tried to made home-made yogurt. I've tried to follow the receipt first by pasteurizing milk to kill the bacteria, waiting until the milk is 107 degree and adding culture. I've used incubator for ...
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Milk in fermented bread dough

I would like to ask if the role of milk in bread dough fermentation, is to increase the population of microorganisms similarly present in sourdough bread? If so, can it be said that this kind of bread ...
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Use of sour milk for bread making - how long after the expiration date is it safe?

My mother uses (and my grandmothers used to use) sour milk in the baking of homemade bread. This was generally whole raw milk that had soured. I'm not so lucky as to be able to get whole raw milk ...
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What is the difference between milk (simple) and milk drink?

Here in Finland I have come across two types of milk. One is simple milk (maito/mjölk) and the other is milk-drink (maitojuoma/mjölkdryck). They also have variations like fat-free, light, whole (hel/...
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How to stop steel cut oats from burning?

I started making steel cut oats. 2 out of the 3 times I made it, I ended up with a layer of burnt oats lining the bottom of the pan. When preparing, I bring the milk to a boil and then add the oats....
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How to make chocolate milk

I have tried making hot cocoa with melted chocolate. Here is how I did it: Heat up some milk in a mug until it is hot(ceramic tends to do better in microwaves than glass does because it doesn't ...
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What features should I look for in a vessel for making Indian curd (yogurt / Dahi)?

What is the most suitable vessel to make perfect curd without any liquid in it? If that true that a clay vessel will be good for it because clay will absorb liquid and the remaining thing you get will ...
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Why is the milk used in latte steamed and not boiled?

Does it make a big difference in the flavor of my latte if I boil the milk, versus steaming it?
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How can goat milk be prepared to reduce the 'hairy' after taste it has?

I have bought goat milk as an alternative to cow milk. Others and myself say that there is a strong 'hairy' after taste which makes it less pleasant. Adding sugar does not dilute/reduce that taste. Is ...
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Bread recipe calls for dry milk powder. Can I use dry buttermilk powder?

I'm making a white pain de mie. I'd like to try to use up some buttermilk powder in place of the dry milk in the recipe. I've swapped out some of the water for fresh milk to substitute for dry milk ...
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Oats with milk without microwave

What is the best way to make oats with milk when there is no microwave available? I am not sure how I can warm it up without either burning the milk or making it taste bad.
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What are the characteristics required for a liquid be considered milk?

I know that the liquid from animal (cow, etc) are considered milk. But how do you know feature a liquid to appoint as milk? There's the vegetable liquids (soy, nuts, ...) which are also considered ...
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Does full-fat milk contain Vitamin-D?

I would like to know if full-fat milk contain Vitamin-D. The reason is that in Norway, low-fat milk is enriched with Vitamin-D due to the lack of sunlight. However, there is no Vitamin-D enriched ...
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How is this non-dairy creamer really non-dairy when it has sodium caseinate?

I was at a hotel recently, and naturally I had brought home those little packets of free coffee by the sink in the room. I noticed a packet of coffee additives--sugar, Splenda, and most importantly ...
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How can I remove burnt smell from white sauce?

I was preparing white sauce from milk. I started with boiling one half litres skimmed milk for the above. The bottom was getting burnt as I was not stirring continuously. Finally the white sauce ...
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How can I preserve refrigerated cashew / almond milk by at least 2 months?

How can I preserve refrigerated cashew / almond milk by at least 2 months? I tried citric acid, but a very bad taste and smell resulted. Does anyone know what can i use naturally to prolong the life ...
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How can you maximise the shell life of milk in milk bags, after having opened them?

My grandmother buys milk bags as they cost less, stores each milk bag in a pitcher as such, but can drink only 1/4 of the milk bag daily. So after opening each bag, she must close and fasten the milk ...
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Is there REALLY a difference in powdered milk brands for baking bread

I reading a new to me bread recipe it calls for a specific brand of nonfat dry milk powder (such as Alba). I wonder if there is a difference in brands/ makers or is there something special about this ...
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What is a substitute for milk when making ham balls?

I'm making ham balls (with ground pork and ham), but I need something to substitute for milk. This is because of allergies, not just lactose intolerance: lactose-free milk still causes allergy ...
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Substitute for coconut milk in curry

I would like to make Thai yellow curry or Panang curry but there is a severe coconut allergy in my family so I cannot put even a trace of coconut into it. I have the Mae Ploy curry pastes for both but ...
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What's the difference between heirloom and direct-set yogurt cultures?

Yogurt cultures seem to come in two varieties: heirloom and direct-set. The difference between the varieties is that one is a carefully selected mix of bacterial strains (direct-set), and the other ...
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Egg substitute for cookie-flavor syrup

My goal is to transfer the taste of chocolate chip cookies to milk, as a milk drink. I normally bake cookies with eggs of course. But the taste I want to achieve is exactly the unbaked mix of brown ...