Learn to Make Kefir

Learn To Make Milk Kefir

Learn to make homemade milk kefir from the CFH staff and other Real Food pros. Choose from a wide selection of articles, videos, and recipes.

         
How to Make Milk Kefir: Beginner
  How to Make Milk Kefir: How-to Videos
  Recipes Using Milk Kefir | Milk Kefir Recipes
Getting Started   Milk Kefir How-to Videos    Recipes Using Milk Kefir

       
Quick Links & Definitions
         
Choosing a Kefir Culture
  Milk Kefir FAQ
  Warm Weather Care 
         

Milk Kefir Grains are a reusable heirloom culture.   

Kefir Starter Culture is a direct-set (single-use) culture.

 

 

 

 

 

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Milk for Culturing
Skill Level: Beginner How to Make Milk Kefir: Experienced

Skill Level: Experienced Raw Milk

Raw Milk Kefir
Coconut Milk
Non-Dairy Milk Kefir




 

 
 

How to Make Milk Kefir: Troubleshooting

Trouble- shooting
Milk Kefir-related CFH Blog Posts
  Milk Kefir- related CFH Blog Posts
 
















Skill Level: Beginner

 

How to Make Kefir with Direct-set Starter Culture

Introduction to Milk Kefir

Milk Kefir FAQ

Can You Make Kefir from Prepared Kefir without Grains or Starter?

Choosing a Kefir Culture: Grains vs. Direct-set Starter

Choosing Equipment for Making Dairy Kefir

Choosing Milk for Making Kefir

Straining Milk Kefir Grains

How to Take a Break from Making Kefir


 

Composition of Milk Kefir Grains: Bacteria & Yeasts

The Role of Dairy Fat in Cultured Milk Products

How to Make Goat Milk Kefir

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Cool Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Compare Milk Kefir with Water Kefir

What is the Difference between Yogurt and Kefir?

A Complete Guide to Cultured Smoothies

 
 
Skill Level: Experienced

 

Encouraging Milk Kefir Grains to Multiply

Using Previously Frozen Milk for Culturing

Reducing the Lactose Content of Kefir

Timing Milk Kefir (to manipulate flavor)

All About a Second Fermentation for Milk Kefir

Using Kefir in Everyday Recipes


 

 


Creative Ways to Use Dairy Kefir

How to Use Kefir as Sourdough

Five Ways to Use Kefir

The Amazing Number of Kefir Dairy Products

How to Take a Break from Making Kefir

Ways to Use Whey

Kefir: The Sustainable Dairying Culture


 

Raw Milk Kefir

 

How to Make Raw Milk Kefir

 

 

Introducing Milk Kefir Grains to Raw Milk

 

Non-Dairy Milk Kefir

Dairy-free Kefir Options

 

 

 


How to Make Coconut Milk Kefir

Cultured Coconut


 

Troubleshooting

Milk Kefir Grains Troubleshooting FAQ

Straining Milk Kefir Grains

 

 

 

 

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Cool Weather Care for Starter Cultures


 

Milk Kefir How-to Videos

 

How to Make Milk Kefir (VIDEO)

How to Activate Dehydrated Milk Kefir Grains (VIDEO)

  

How to Flavor Milk Kefir (VIDEO)

 



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