Kefir Information, as Talked About At Morning Star Cafe

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   Click below for some information on Kefir

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Maryann’s Tips for you to start making KEFIR at home!!

 

STEP 1: Take these GRAINS that are submerged in (organic) Whole milk and transfer them milk & all into a tall glass jar, use ONLY a wooden spoon or plastic spatula if you need to scoop out any GRAINS.

STEP 2: Add about 2 cups of milk (Whole milk is best! Organic whole milk is REALLY, really best!!) Don’t fill the jar to the very top, allow about an inch or two of space. Place this jar (with those grains & milk) on your counter, cover with paper towel, secure with a rubber band (doing this keeps any curious insects out!) Let set in a warm area (at least 70* F) for 12-24 hours! It might even start changing & growing sooner if your KEFIR is sitting in a warmer area. When you notice a change happening (usually within 6 hours) you may STIR your GRAINS but remember…only use a wooden spoon (no metal please)!

STEP 3: Place a small strainer made of plastic (not metal) atop another jar or bowl and pour your KEFIR into the strainer. The liquid (KEFIR!) will strain through GRAINS. You may use a (wooden) spoon to help get the liquid (your KEFIR!) through the strainer. You soon will fill up your new jar or bowl. The GRAINS will remain in your strainer. You may want to strain a second or even third time.

Refrigerate your KEFIR. SAVE your GRAINS!!!

STEP 4: START a new batch!! Repeat the process all over again by adding milk to the GRAINS & leaving out for 12-24 hours.

Enjoy in good health!

EXTRA TIPS:

Your KEFIR will be a little bubbly and effervescent…That’s normal. Some people refer to it as the champagne of milk! It’ll have a tart, yogurt-like flavor. The taste grew on me. I made a ‘face’ when I first tasted it…now I LOVE it. Straight!!

Always use clean, dry utensils free of soap residue.

If you are not drinking it fast enough, you may put your grains in the fridge covered with a little milk to ‘WAIT’ until you are ready to commence!

 

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Working Woman Kim Williams is honored this week!

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Kim Williams of the Groveland Ranger District of the Stanislaus National Forest is honored this week by Donna Cooney…listen to all that Kim does!

 

Click on the website link(s) below to find out more about these wonderful gifts!

 

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Black Oak Casino $40.00 certificate to dine at: The Mill, The Kingpins Eatery, or the Black Oak Cafe, plus $5.00 in free slot play added to the Working Woman’s account.

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Abbey Carpet will provide a $25.00 gift certificate. Abbey Carpet, the first step to better floors!

Sonora Dentist

The Sonora Dentist Practice of Dr. Paul Berger treating the special lady to an Exam and Teeth whiting with a $299.00 value. Dr Paul Berger is located at Boulder Plaza on Mono Way.

 

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Mother Lode Coffee Roasting Co. will provide two, one pound bags of FRESHLY roasted coffee to the Working Woman of the Week.

The Working Woman selected will have 30 days from the day she is honored to pick up her prize package at Clarke Broadcasting Corp. (342 So. Washington St. Sonora, Ca. 95370)

Hipster Santa Clause

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Oregon Mall Has ‘Hipster Santa’

A shopping mall in hipster haven Portland, Oregon, has gone beyond the traditional red-suited jolly Santa by having a “Hipster Santa” that people can take pictures with for the second year in a row.  The Hipster Santa at Pioneer Place mall wears a man bun, black glasses and peppermint candy earrings, and sports a sweater like the one Jeff Bridges wore in The Big Lebowski. And since what’s a hipster without some tattoos, Hipster Santa has tats on his forearms that say “Naughty” and “Nice.” Like a traditional Santa, Hipster Santa does have a beard, but it’s accented with a waxed mustache.

Kim Flower is the Working Woman of the Week!

Kim Flower a Special Needs Instructor at Soulsbyville Elementary School!

Kim Flower a Special Needs Instructor at Soulsbyville Elementary School!

Click the mp3 (below) to hear what Katrina Anderson the classroom Assistant says about her…

Click on the website link(s) below to find out more about these wonderful gifts!

 

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Black Oak Casino $40.00 certificate to dine at: The Mill, The Kingpins Eatery, or the Black Oak Cafe, plus $5.00 in free slot play added to the Working Woman’s account.

Abbey Carpet Logo

Abbey Carpet will provide a $25.00 gift certificate. Abbey Carpet, the first step to better floors!

Sonora Dentist

The Sonora Dentist Practice of Dr. Paul Berger treating the special lady to an Exam and Teeth whiting with a $299.00 value. Dr Paul Berger is located at Boulder Plaza on Mono Way.

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A 30 Day membership to MBS Fitness Studio in East Sonora. MBS Fitness Studio the ONLY licensed TRX Premiere Facility around! Go for Yoga,  Go for Spin Classes or for TRX training…but Go for your health!

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Mother Lode Coffee Roasting Co. will provide two, one pound bags of FRESHLY roasted coffee to the Working Woman of the Week.

The Working Woman selected will have 30 days from the day she is honored to pick up her prize package at Clarke Broadcasting Corp. (342 So. Washington St. Sonora, Ca. 95370)

Another Elvis Sighting? In Iowa of all places!

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Willy Sears and his Great Dane, Elvis going for a ride!

An Iowa motorcyclist is drawing a lot of attention on Des Moines roads for his unusual sidecar passenger — a 150-pound Great Dane named Elvis.

Des Moines resident Willy Sears said Elvis keeps watch over him each day when he spends several hours working to repair and restore his classic motorcycles, and the canine will inevitably grow impatient.

“He badgers me to go for rides every day,” Sears said.

He said the dog’s passion for motorcycle riding started when Willy was working on restoring a sidecar. “Last year, it just kind of happened. I had bought a side car that needed to be refurbished and when I had it taken apart, off the bike he was very interested in it,” Sears said. “I had him sit in it and I’d give him a treat he enjoyed it.”

 

Spring Rolls in the Fall!

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Recipe courtesy of Violet Sidebotham

LUMPIA

1 lb. Ground pork

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup minced carrots

1/2 cup chopped green onions

1/2 cup thinly sliced green cabbage

1 tsp. Ground black pepper

1 tsp salt

1 tsp. Garlic powder

1 tsp soy sauce

1 /2 tsp sugar

2 cups vegetable oil for frying

1 package spring roll wrapper

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Serve with a Sweet chili dipping sauce if desired.

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Place a wok or large skillet over high heat and pour one tbsp. vegetable oil. Cook the ground pork, stirring frequently until no pink is showing.
  2. Remove pork from pan and set aside. Drain the grease from the pan, leaving a thin coating cook garlic and onion in the same pan for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the cooked pork, carrots, green onion , and cabbage. Season with pepper, salt, garlic powder and soy sauce and add tsp of sugar.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside until cool enough to handle.
  5. Place 3 heaping tsp. of the filling diagonally near one corner of each wrapper. Leaving 1.5 inch space on both ends. Fold wrapper tightly as you roll starting along the long side of the wrap.
  6. Tuck in both ends.  Moisten the side (use beaten egg yolk) to seal the edge. Cover the rolls with plastic wrap to keep them moist.
  7. Heat a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add oil to 1/2 inch depth and heat for 5 minutes. Slide 3 or 4 lumpia rolls into the oil. Fry the rolls for 2 minutes until the sides are golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve immediately with sweet chili Dip sauce.