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Saroj Earl
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Kefir

Started this discussion. Last reply by Saroj Earl Mar 15, 2012. 2 Replies

The last time I used kefir grains was a few years ago when I knew someone who had a cow who I was getting raw milk from but the cow passed away and now I also find the grains in the back of my…Continue

 

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Michael Levin left a comment for Saroj Earl
"Happy birthday, Saroj! Hope you have a great day!"
Jul 17, 2015
Saroj Earl commented on Michael Levin's blog post Buy Local or Buh Bye Local?
"You might be interested in JonRappoport's blog regarding Prop 37 voter fraud and the possibility of a recount http://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2012/12/09/breaking-food-democracy-now-calls-prop-37-election-vote-fraud/"
Dec 9, 2012
Saroj Earl commented on Michael Levin's blog post Buy Local or Buh Bye Local?
"I'll be faithful to Wards and Citizens Coop.  Trader Joes will be on a side of town where I seldom go, mostly because of traffic.  Trader Joes is just too corporate.  I wonder where they stood on Prop 37.  I understand that…"
Dec 9, 2012
Saroj Earl replied to Saroj Earl's discussion Kefir
"Thanks and I'll check with Eric.  I know about getting raw milk; I just don't want to pay for it.  I was spoiled with the cow; paying $4 a gallon.  Thanks, Michael."
Mar 15, 2012
Michael Levin replied to Saroj Earl's discussion Kefir
"Saroj, Eric the Food Club guy here on Zoobird had some kefir crystals. You can get raw dairy for pet consumption at the Farmer's Market on Wednesday at Bo Diddley Plaza here in Gainesville, FL.  Best, Michael"
Mar 15, 2012
Saroj Earl posted a discussion

Kefir

The last time I used kefir grains was a few years ago when I knew someone who had a cow who I was getting raw milk from but the cow passed away and now I also find the grains in the back of my refrigerator with no life left. I would love to start again if anyone has any extra grains. How about does anyone know a cow who's recently calved?  Because my appetite for raw milk when I'm making daily batches of kefir & spiced milk tonic is bigger than my budget is.See More
Mar 15, 2012
Saroj Earl posted a status
"I want to begin making kefir again. Does anyone have any extra fermentation kefir "grains"?"
Mar 15, 2012
Saroj Earl replied to Michael Levin's discussion Kale and Cool Juice Combinations in the group Zoobird Juice Lovers
"The master cleanse is good for my body.  I do it every spring and fall (have for a few years).  I have enough stamina and when I need to lose weight, I do.  I'm very happy with it though I hear others complain.  I'll be…"
Mar 11, 2012
Saroj Earl replied to Michael Levin's discussion Kale and Cool Juice Combinations in the group Zoobird Juice Lovers
"Read your most recent post and wanted to reply to it but a script came up that I needed to join this group to respond.  I thought I was already a member?  I'm just coming off a 15-day master cleanse fast.  My intention was to…"
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Jan 16, 2011
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Jan 15, 2011
Michael Levin left a comment for Saroj Earl
"Saroj, My kombucha is doing well. I'm on my third batch. Green tea, Turkish tea and Mate have been my teas so far. I'll keep you posted. What types of tea do you use? Thanks for all the facts. Best, Mike"
Mar 14, 2010

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At 12:05pm on July 17, 2015, Michael Levin said…
Happy birthday, Saroj! Hope you have a great day!
At 3:32pm on March 14, 2010, Michael Levin said…
Saroj, My kombucha is doing well. I'm on my third batch. Green tea, Turkish tea and Mate have been my teas so far. I'll keep you posted. What types of tea do you use? Thanks for all the facts. Best, Mike
At 8:47pm on January 24, 2010, Michael Levin said…
Hi Saroj! I see you updated your profile photo. Good work! All the best, Mike
At 7:01pm on January 22, 2010, Michael Levin said…
Yay! Yes, Saroj - you can make an adjustment on yourphoto, but the way to do it is to open it in an editor and crop it. If you send it to me, I can do it for you. Now you know how to upload photos (hint) of things like your kombucha process, etc...
At 5:57pm on January 22, 2010, Saroj Earl said…
Voila! It was the save button I was missing. Can I make an adjustment with the photo? I do have a forehead. And when I see the photo on My Page, the pixels look off.

I guess you see I finally posted on the Kombucha discussion.
At 9:51am on January 22, 2010, Michael Levin said…
Hi Saroj,

You'll get it this time! Here's detailed instructions on how to change your profile photo:

1) Click the Settings link (it's on the right hand side of this page, under Inbox, Alerts and Friends), and then you will see the My Settings page.

2) Click the Browse button on this page, the My Settings page. You see the Photo line and the photo next to it? That's the generic photo I assign to everyone when they first sign up to Zoobird. Next to it, there is a text box that you can type in a file location for your profile photo if you know it. It might be c:\photos\Saroj.jpg if you're using Windows. Next to that are the words "Upload a Photo (GIF, JPG or PNG; limit 10MB)" And, next to that is a button labeled "Browse". That's what you lick to enter your Windows Explorer or Finder (if you're on a Mac) to find your profile on your hard drive. Once you find it, you can click on the photo's name to select it and go to the bottom of the page and click the button called "Open" to select it. Or, you can double click on the filename of your photo and that will do the same thing and select it.

3) Then scroll down your My Settings page and look on the lower right of the page You'll see a button labeled "Save". You'll save your new profile photo when you click that "Save" button!

In brief, to change your profile photo, you go to Settings, upload the photo and save it! That's it!

Let's continue our kombucha discussion here, in the Camillia Sinensis group, in the How to Make Kombucha discussion, so everyone can see what we're saying about brewing kombucha.
At 8:56am on January 22, 2010, Saroj Earl said…
I did try to upload a profile photo once more, unsuccessfully, but I haven't had time to mess with it.

Congratulations & good luck with your first batch of kombucha. I'm certain you'll be enjoying your own fresh delicious brew when it's ready. Sorry, I don't know the science of kombucha. And I haven't experimented with length of time for fermentation. I consistently go from new moon to full moon or full moon to new moon, but I've seen that in the warm weather, the babies are much thicker and the taste is a little more vinegary so I often shorten the fermentation by a day or two in summer and lengthen when the winter is colder. I consistently use about 1-1/2 cups of organic cane sugar, haven't experimented with different sugars or amounts. I haven't tried adding fruit juices either. Oh, and I've never refrigerated a scoby. I had never heard that. Let me know if you learn more on that. I consistently get a kombucha that tastes similar to champagne to me.
At 11:35pm on January 21, 2010, Michael Levin said…
First batch of K is fermenting! I used gunpowder te vert. I can't wait to taste it! Thanks for all the tips. I want to know how SCOBY babies are born. Is it better to take it out when it's 8-10 days old or will it be better the longer it ferments? Will the alcohol content increase if more sugar is added? Did you have any luck nodding your profile photo?
At 10:43am on January 21, 2010, Michael Levin said…


I tried some of this yesterday - one strawberry and one "super greens". They were so good! I will be brewing soon. Went perfectly with the fresh radish and collard green Kenyan style. Got the recipe from my Ethnic Vegetatian Recipes book! Have you seen my post on it? Lok here. I spruced it up with some Jamaican Yellow Curry....
At 8:15am on January 21, 2010, Saroj Earl said…
Finding the upload photo button hasn't been the problem; the button seems to be the problem. More than likely, my nontech brain is the real problem.
 
 
 

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