Since I had goat milk, I figured I’d try goat yogurt. I searched around for a good sous vide recipe. I am weird about leaving it out in a cooler overnight. But a sous vide where I can micromanage the temp, I’m good!
I found out that Elderslie Farm, the farm that produces my favorite cheese (and dinners, and blackberries, and, and, and…), started selling goat milk. It was spendy, but it’s a reliable source.
As you know, my good friend Prairie Peacock makes fabulous soaps. One of the things that she wants to do is to be able to add shapes to her soaps. So I built her a die to fit her extruder.
So one I made the goat cheese, I had to make something with it. I already had a dinner plan, so what to do? Make an amuse bouche.
So I found a source for some goat milk nearby. Since we decided not to breed our does, we don’t have milk. Although, one of our does was filling out enough I had to google “pregnant goats.” It is really obvious when a goat… Continue Reading “Goat Milk”
We now have four goats. They are sooooo much fun. They have a goat shed, but prefer to sleep in the chicken run.
After losing Daisy, we were down to three goats. Three! This shall not stand. So, off to the chicken auction we go.
When we bought Daisy, we knew that she would have a tough life. But she’d have a better one with us than with a real farmer, who doesn’t have time for non-working animals. A few days ago she stopped making her way around the… Continue Reading “Good Night, Sweet Princess”
All right… research done for the moment. Let’s get ready to rumble. I spent an inordinate amount of time trying to google who had goats for stud and got nowhere. I resort to Facebook groups, where I hit the motherlode.
So now that we have healthy goats, we need to figure out our next steps.