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How to Make Butter

Delicious fresh butter from cow or goat cream.
Friday, June 28, 2013, 10:43 PM

There is nothing like a piece of fresh-baked bread and some homemade butter: smooth, creamy and so very tasty.  We have several milking goats on our homestead, and we use our daily supply to make a variety of dairy products.  Cheese, yogurt, and butter are just a few of the ways we use our goat milk to supply us with nourishing and delicious food. 

Today it is time to make butter. We tend to buy very little butter real butter, that is but try to keep a pound or two on hand in case we run out.  Butter is a product that stores in the freezer really well. » Read more

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Rising milk prices affect foods from pizza to nachos

Drought caused price hikes in dairy goods
Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 7:58 PM

The droughts this past summer are expected to have long term food price impacts, dairy not being missed in those price increases.  Maybe it is a good time to invest in a local dairy csa or a nice milking goat.