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How to make your own sour cream

Came across the video below on Jim Mortenson’s BREAD IS FUN TO MAKE AND GOOD TO EAT blog (thanks for the link, Andy M.!).  Given my personal penchant for all things fermented and full of good bacteria, this is definitely something I’ll be trying at home soon.

Jim has a lot of nice posts on his blog, even if he has questionable judgment in coffee equipment. (Black & Decker single cup brewer?? Definitely not the good stuff.)

Just in case this video ever disappears from the internet, or you don’t want to take the time to watch it now, let me describe what he does to make half and half:
1. Allow 1 quart half and half to come to room temperature
2. Put the half and half in a jar you can seal, and add 1/2c room temp buttermilk, stir, and seal the jar
3. Allow the jar to sit at room temp for 24-48 hours
4. Refrigerate and use!

And remember, for great coffee (and equipment!), go to:
http://www.muddydogcoffee.com

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  1. October 8, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    Follow up comment: we tried this. It was AWESOME.

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