Homemade Milk Kefir

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For the unfamiliar, kefir is a thick, fermented milk drink. It tastes a bit like plain Greek yogurt – slightly sour and ultra-creamy. But even more so than yogurt, kefir is jam-packed with all kinds of gut-friendly probiotics! So if you’re curious about kefir or looking for a fun summer project, try giving kefir a go!

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Ingredients
- Serves 4 +
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1 tablespoon Live Kefir Grains
4 cup Whole Milk
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STEP 1
Clean a large glass jug with at least 5 cup capacity, a non-metal slotted spoon, a jar for storing finished kefir, a wide non-metal bowl, and a fine mesh non-metal colander well with regular soap. Avoid antimicrobial soaps.
STEP 2
Add Live Kefir Grains (1 tablespoon) and Whole Milk (4 cup) to a large glass jug. Cover the jug with either a few layers of paper towels or a few paper coffee filters. Secure with a rubber band to prevent any bugs or dust from getting in.
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