From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
If you’ve scanned the milk container at breakfast time, you’ll notice lots of terms on the carton. Ever wondered why milk is “homogenized” and “pasteurized” and why the heck is vitamin D added? We’ll iron out these terms and explain why they’re on your milk container.
The answer is not as obvious as you might think. Check out the pros and cons of each before you fill your glass.
We're talking about cows' milk, that is. Many folks view milk as wholesome and healthy. Others, meanwhile, warn us away and say it's full of hormones or might make you phlegmy. So what’s the deal with milk: does it do your body good or not?
Is freezing dairy liquids like milk and heavy cream a do or a don't? Here are our thoughts.
Find out if this non-dairy drink is worth going bananas over.
Don’t like milk? Not a problem. There are many milk alternatives available these days -- perfect for the lactose intolerant or folks looking to change it up.
Turns out, full-fat milk may be better for you than you think.
Sometimes I go to the farmers’ market in search of items that have nothing to do with produce, like this profoundly delicious cheese.
Amazing texture, flavor and creaminess, plus it's dairy free. Get to know this treasure that comes in a can: coconut milk.
Touted for its neutrality and creaminess, the non-dairy milk alternative is making its way into lattes and supermarket freezers.