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To: PieterCasparzen; American in Israel

‘Raw milk is the good stuff.’

Got that right.
Our 4 daughters, now in their 40’s, were raised on it, in southern California. Drank it until 10 or so, as we believe milk is for baby calves, and so did not have daughters drink it forever.
Don’t know what you’re missing.
Raw milk dairies are cleaner than others, if it’s a bonafide raw milk dairy.

Nonsense to be in fear of drinking it.
Grocery stores carry something which just passes as milk, and that’s what most are used to, and the way it tastes.
The taste of raw milk, and other raw dairy products, tastes the way this food is supposed to.


44 posted on 12/22/2011 3:06:16 AM PST by USARightSide ( ~ MERRY CHRISTMAS! ~)
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To: USARightSide
The taste of raw milk, and other raw dairy products, tastes the way this food is supposed to.

So I guess you go for steak tartar rather than grilled. I loved when we would go to my uncle's dairy farm and have raw milk. Of course, I like the taste of steamed milk, too.
45 posted on 12/22/2011 3:17:07 AM PST by aruanan
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Before the company was sold back in the 70s some time, there was a raw milk dairy right here in Atlanta, over in DeKalb County. R.L. Mathis Dairy. They had field trips for the schools, and a picnic ground and lake, and you got to milk "Rosebud the Cow".

My parents always bought the "Certified Milk" - which was the unpasteurized stuff. They delivered to your door in the glass quart bottles with the tinfoil caps.

A side benefit to all of this was that my daughter was very interested in my experience milking cows -- I also worked on a dairy farm in Vermont one summer in high school, and I had described the whole thing to her. She is a biologist, and when she was in college she went on a field study project to Costa Rica. One of the things they did was go around and interview local farmers. She was one of the few students who spoke Spanish fluently enough to do the interviews. A local dairy farmer thought he had given the dumb American kids a poser when he invited them to milk one of the cows. He laughed at a bunch of them, but then my daughter hitched up the milking stool and set to work just based on my description of "how to milk a cow". And lo and behold she made the pail ring. The farmer was very impressed and called her a real country girl . . . she thanked him and kept her own counsel.

55 posted on 12/22/2011 3:48:09 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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