All About Milk

  • History

    Milk is one of the most popular foods on earth and has an interesting and diverse historical record. Historically, dates vary as to when milk was introduced to humans and it...

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  • Types of Milk

    Providing 30 % DRV of calcium (in 1 cup), high in protein, potassium, and phosphorous, and fortified with vitamin D...

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  • Nutritional Value

    What exactly is milk and is it good for the body? First and foremost, milk is vital food secreted by female mammals with which to feed their young at birth. It is the only...

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Milk Recipes

  • Almond Joy Cake

    There’s nothing a warm piece of cake to go with a hot cup of coffee on a cold winter day; it’s amazing for sure...

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  • Almond Milk

    Almond milk is very rich in Vitamin E which and antioxidants which are necessary for good body functioning. You can...

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  • Amish Apple Pancakes

    Adapted from Wonderful Good Cooking from Amish Kitchens by Larry Rogers Add the flavor and nutrition of apples to your next batch...

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  • Whole Wheat Molasses Bread

    Adapted from Sedgewood Book of Baking Combining the rich flavors of whole wheat, molasses, orange juice and peel...

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  • Fougasse

    Fougasse In French cuisine, fougasse is a type of bread typically associated with Provence but found (with variations)...

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Drinks

  • Chocolate Milk

    Chocolate milk is a very popular milk product among children. It is milk flavored with cocoa powder or chocolate syrup and is typically served chilled or cold. The winter ...

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  • Coffee Milk

    MilkAll of Rhode Island in the United States has! Coffee milk is the official state drink of Rhode Island! How about that? Why, you might ask, is coffee milk the official state drink of ...

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  • Egg Cream

    Sometime in the late 19th century, Brooklyn candy store owner Louis Auster decided it was time to create a drink that would be forever associated with Brooklyn. He invented ...

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  • Milkshakes

    The use of the expression "milkshake" seems to have had its origin in 1855 when a milkshake was taken as a tonic that included in its ingredients whiskey, of all things ...

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  • Strawberry Milk

    Hershey's chocolate syrup is one of the most popular chocolates going. Pour some chocolate syrup into a glass of milk and you've got a very popular chocolate milk drink ...

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Dairy Products

  • Cream

    Cream is the yellowish fatty part of milk not yet homogenized. Cream is the thick, velvety substance that forms atop milk when left to sit untouched for ...

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  • Butter

    Of all the food companions in the world in all of history, there is none as delicious and desirable as butter. Rich, creamy, flavorful, and nutritious, butter best ...

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  • Yogurt

    Yogurt is milk that has been fermented and is made by adding two specific bacterial cultures to warm milk: Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus ...

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  • Kefir

    Kefir goes by many names, not unusual for a drink popular around the world. Kefirs, keefir, kephir, kewra, talai, mudu, kekiya, mikkefir, blugaros are just some of the variations ...

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  • Ice Cream

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream, albeit in various names and in various types. The entire world does scream for ice cream in one form or another. Frozen ...

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  • Cheese

    MilkLike milk, cheese can come from goats, sheep, yaks and other mammals that produce milk: reindeer, boar, water buffalo and the zebu. However, cow milk cheese is still ...

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  • Curd

    Curd cheese is formed by coagulating milk with rennet, an enzyme found in the gastric juices of the fourth stomach of calves and other young cud-chewing hoofed animals that ...

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Milk Processesed Products

  • Buttermilk

    Buttermilk is thick, rich milk that, despite its name, has lower fat content than regular milk. The fat of buttermilk has been removed to make butter. Buttermilk is loaded ...

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  • Condensed Milk

    Condensed milk and sweetened condensed milk have become synonymous one with the other. It is cow milk that has had much of the water removed and in its place, sugar added ...

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  • Powdered Milk

    As might seem rather obvious, powdered milk is a process wherein milk is lightened of all its liquids that are evaporated and the milk turned into a fine, dry powder ...

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  • Evaporated Milk

    Evaporated milk and sweetened condensed milk are often mistaken for each other, but they are two very different milks. Evaporated milk is also called dehydrated milk, but it ...

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Non-animal Beverages Resembling Milk

  • Soymilk

    Soya milk, soymilk, soybean milk, soy juice, soy drink are all the same or variations of the name soymilk. Known for its health qualities and hailed for providing the same ...

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  • Rice Milk

    Rice milk, left to its own natural state, is typically not sweet nor is it nutritious; however, in those rice drinks that are slightly naturally sweetened, it is due to an enzymatic ...

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  • Almond Milk

    Like its previous partners soymilk and rice milk, almond milk is prepared pretty much in the same manner by boiling almonds, blending them in a blender with water to ...

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  • Coconut Milk

    Coconut milk is the natural fluid or juice that is found inside a ripe coconut. This fluid is also called coconut milk. Fun fact: they drank it on Gilligan's Island and Tom Hanks ...

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  • Milk Animals

    The cow is not the only animal that produces milk for humans. Goats, sheep, donkeys, llamas, yaks, camels, horses, and pigs also ...

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  • Modern Production

    The production of cow milk is a booming business all across the world. The 21st century has, in its first ten years, seen the methods for milk production surpass that of nearly the ...

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  • Physical and Chemical Structure of Milk

    The processing of milk in the 21st century is a world away from the days of old when a farmer pulled up the legs of his blue jean overalls, sat upon a stool in a hay-filled ...

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  • Processing Milk

    The processing of milk in the 21st century is a world away from the days of old when a farmer pulled up the legs of his blue jean overalls, sat upon a stool in a hay-filled ...

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  • Noteworthy Milk Trivia

    All cows are female. The male of the species are called bulls or steer.Dairy cows provide over 90% of the planet's milk supply.A single cow udder can hold between 25-50 ...

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