6 Sneaky Ways to Use Powdered Milk

6 Sneaky Ways to Use Powdered Milk

Powdered Milk
We have tried a lot of powdered milks and the one we've found to be the best tasting and the easiest to mix for drinking is Thrive Instant Milk. If you are just doing a simple baking substitution then any regular powdered milk will work just fine. But for drinking and for making buttermilk, sweetened condensed milk, etc. we would definitely recommend using an instant milk. 1. Hide it in a milk jug If you run out of milk and don't want to make a midnight shopping run, you can always rinse out the milk jug and then fill it with powdered milk. If you are worried about your family noticing, you can try this when the jug is only half empty. It works like a charm. To make the…
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Super Cherry Pie Recipe – Taste Test

Super Cherry Pie Recipe – Taste Test

Desserts, Powdered Milk
I have a confession to make, I'm a little bit in love with cherries. Since today is National Pie Day (yes that's a thing!) I thought I would share with you my FAVORITE pie recipe. Last time I made this I needed two cans of sweetened condensed milk and I only had ONE, so I decided to make some of my own using Thrive's Instant Milk and do a taste test. The homemade condensed milk pie turned out amazing! The texture was a little bit thicker and the flavor was just as good! I'll share the details on that below. Super Cherry Pie RecipeIngredients: 1/3 c. slivered almonds – press into pie shell before baking, then bake 1 c. Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk* 1 tsp. vanilla ½ c. cream,…
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How to Make Ricotta Cheese from Powdered Milk

Dinners, Freeze-Dried Beef, Pasta, Powdered Milk, Powders, Recipes
I've started a new little challenge for myself. Every week I pick a new recipe from a favorite blog, cookbook, cooking magazine, etc. and try to make it completely out of items in my "home store" pantry. That means nothing from the fridge or freezer, and I have to have it on hand already. It's been pretty fun so far. I made Chicken Mozzarella Pasta, Peanut Butter Poodle Pancakes, and most recently "Calm Before the Storm" lasagna (all pics on our Facebook page). For the lasagna. Here is the recipe I was originally working off of found in my Rachel Ray cooking magazine: Most of the substitutions were pretty easy. I used Thrive Freeze-Dried Ground Beef, chopped onions, and tomato powder for the basic sauce. I used freeze dried mozzarella…
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