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#1 Post by Elew » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:47 pm

I don't really have an opening for this...except this is a huge category.

So I will just add a couple milk posts to start...

Making Almond Milk w/recipe ... https://www.minds.com/blog/view/864983042544816128

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My first attempt at Making Soymilk ... https://www.minds.com/blog/view/868297097701580800

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#2 Post by Andy F » Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:18 pm

Elew, where do you get your raw dry almonds from? Thank you.
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#3 Post by Elew » Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:04 pm

Andy F wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:18 pm
Elew, where do you get your raw dry almonds from? Thank you.
Hey Andy :) I just found these people on amazon... https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BB ... HEXZM&th=1

And there are places like this one https://nuts.com/nuts/almonds/ ...they have a really good variety. Other than that I tend to grab some in the bulk section at the grocery store. Raw almonds only last about 6 months because they have a high oil content, unless they get stored in refrigeration...I am going to try to get some bulk now that it's colder out and keep them in a 2 gal gamma lid bucket in the storage cubby under the RV. I think it might be cold enough.

But I am always looking for one on one sources, where I can buy them or trade directly with someone who grows them.

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#4 Post by Elew » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:44 pm

There is a long standing controversy on soaking dried beans, nuts and some grains before preparing them. I learned from my grandmother, so always soak them first.

I found a great article here on the benefits of soaking, and reasons why we do... https://www.livestrong.com/article/3863 ... o-cooking/

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#6 Post by Andy F » Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:25 am

Elew, I am making your Hummus recipe tomorrow, well, starting it. Gotta hit the store early in a.m.
I also trolled your Minds feed. Very nice! I bookmarked. Thank you, you've done a wonderful thing there :D
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#7 Post by Elew » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:12 pm

Cool Andy! Let me know how it turns out...
You can use canned garbanzo beans, but it comes out better with fresh soaked beans.

And thanks on the blog...just trying to share things people might need to know. Are you on minds too?

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#8 Post by Andy F » Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:11 pm

Elew wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:12 pm
Cool Andy! Let me know how it turns out...
You can use canned garbanzo beans, but it comes out better with fresh soaked beans.

And thanks on the blog...just trying to share things people might need to know. Are you on minds too?
It is very good. I made enough for ~4 days, 1.5 lbs dried & soaked garbanzos, having on crackers/celery/bread.
Me, cans? Nah. Slow cooker or pressure cooker.
You're welcome, Thanks is deserved.
No, not on minds, but I read there bout once a week for new things.
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