This batch is different

Some of you may have read about the pudding I make for my nursing moms. It’s high in calories, fat, calcium, etc.; all those vital things that a nursing mom needs to keep her weight and energy up.

I found out about it last year and was driving all over trying to find one key ingredient; fresh goat’s milk. You can substitute regular cow milk from the store, but the goat milk is better I think. The trouble is, when you can find fresh goat’s milk, it can run up to $8 a gallon!

So I got this brainy idea and thought, “why don’t I get my own goats?!”

Yep, so long story short, I invested in two nice Nigerian Dwarf does last year. We had them bred over the winter and they kidded this spring. So now I have a fresh supply of goats milk right outside my door.

But let me tell you, it’s not as easy as walking in the grocery store, opening the cooler door and grabbing a gallon of milk. Especially when I’ve never milked a cow or goat before and these girls had never been milked before. Add to the fact that I don’t have a goat milking stand yet. Yep, so twice a day now, we have a little goat “rodeo”. ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  Actually, we’re all learning the process and things are going fairly well.

So what’s different about this batch of pudding…..

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Well, half of the milk in this recipe (I didn’t have enough for the whole amount) was collected with my own little hands, from my own little goat girls. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Go me! ๐Ÿ˜€

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One Response to This batch is different

  1. jamachiaj says:

    Wow! I’d feel so triumphant haha! Very nice.

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