Thursday, May 31, 2007

Making Butter...

We read the book "Let's Make Butter" this week, and A wanted to try to make his own. We started by skimming the cream off of whole milk and putting it in a clean glass jar.

Then you do the shake shake shake for a ridiculously long time. A and I would trade back and forth as our arms would tire, and after a while, the little globules of butter started to separate.

A was thrilled at the end when the butter clumped. We drained it, rinsed several times, and he had some on a piece of wheat bread. Yum!

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