We were DINKs for about five minutes and we have spent the rest of lives getting past the jealousy over all of the stuff our friends were able to do back then. Well, I'm over it. Bill is not.
We have a milk crisis.
Both of us are semi-lactose intolerant. We cannot seem to get through a gallon or a quart of milk without most of it going down the drain.
I never drink milk since that unfortunate barfing situation in my elementary school lunch room in front of all my classmates.
Interestingly enough, Mrs. Harbush never made me drink my milk again after that incident.
I will, however, have the occasional bowl of cereal and for that you need fresh milk.
I mean fresh. None of this it tastes okay but the cap smells weird, fresh. Who smells the cap anyway?
We needed a solution for our fresh milk problems and a distant memory from childhood rose the forefront of my mind.
Could that be the solution to our problems?
Fresh milk on demand. It would be like having a cow but without all the cud chewing.
We asked ourselves, "Had the technology of powdered milk changed in the course of 40 years?"
It had to have.
We headed to the powdered milk section of our local Kroger.
They had Nestle Nido Fortificada.
That sounds good. I don't know what fortificada means but I think it must mean fortify.
It has calcium, iron, zinc and soy.
That has to be good, right?
We mixed up a batch and poured it into a quart jar. It was too much and we ended up with more milk down the drain.
But it tasted good.
Perfect for my occasional bowl of cereal.
Now we mix it up and put it in a 8 oz. jar. No waste.
Give Nido a try.
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