This is the easiest thing in the world to make, and the results are delicious. I heat up the milk and cool it down, stir in the starter, and let it sit in a thermos insulator for 18 to 24 hours. Thick, rich, tasty sour cream for less than half what I pay for it in the store. (Posted on 4/16/2012)
Oh. My. Goodness. The buttermilk and sour cream made with this starter are absolutely delicious! We use raw milk, so it's even easier - just bring the milk to 77 degrees (it literally takes only 2-3 minutes), stir in the starter and that's it. I put it in a half gallon mason jar covered with cheesecloth, let it sit on the counter for the 16-18 hours, and when done pop put a lid on it and put it in the fridge. HIGHLY recommend!! (Posted on 8/31/2013)
The only thing that may make this even more delicious is raw milk. But, since it is illegal to sell raw milk in Virginia, and we can't have cows or goats, I have to use organic store milk. That doesn't make the sour cream any less glorious! Once you taste home fermented, you'll never go back. AND, if you take care of your sour cream, you can keep it going . (Posted on 11/16/2013)
This made the BEST sour cream I've ever had. I thought the stuff from the store was good until we made this!!! So creamy and tangy :) Super easy to make too, we will never buy it from the store again. (Posted on 11/25/2013)
I made buttermilk beginning with very fresh raw whole milk. After following the instructions thoroughly I had the best tasting buttermilk ever. I was able to enjoy a small glass by itself and made excellent waffles with it too. (Posted on 12/21/2013)
This product was really easy to use. I followed the instructions and bam - sour cream! It doesn't taste exactly like store-bought sour cream, but that's not a bad thing. It tasted great! Will definitely order again. (Posted on 2/3/2014)
I made both sour cream and buttermilk from this starter and both are fabulous! I have used buttermilk for years in pancakes, biscuits, etc but the results from the homemade are beyond expectation! I make the sour cream with light cream and buttermilk, and the buttermilk with non-fat milk and the last buttermilk. Easy to make and perpetuate, and the results are beyond belief! (Posted on 3/18/2014)
I used the one-time use starter packet with organic whole milk (from Costco). The end product is delicious and very thick. The cost is one-half of purchased organic buttermilk, and the homemade one tastes better. I cultured mine in the oven with the light on. My end product was thick like sour cream (my oven read 80 degrees), because when I went to bed I couldn't open oven door to adjust temp. I used some on baked potato with chives. I made herb/Romano muffins and my husband said 2nd batch raised better, more moist, and more flavorful (usually he doesn't notice differences). Delicious, thick, flavorful. Can't wait to try it in pancakes, and cornbread. (I made four quarts from one packet.) (Posted on 7/27/2014)
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