Making Butter In A Jar


Winter is a great time to practice different skills that can put you one step closer to a self-sufficient life. Making butter in a jar is an excellent talent to learn that uses no electricity; which makes it perfect for people that are trying to become less dependent on the grid. All you need is a mason jar and some heavy cream.

Assemble the supplies.

Fill mason jar half full.

Start shaking, it will thicken in about 10 minutes.

Keep shaking, you ain’t done yet.

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Separation will occur in about 5 minutes.

Drain off the buttermilk and rinse under cold water.

Use within a few days or freeze.

Think of all the butter that could could have been made by shake weight users around the world! Click the link below to learn how to make buttermilk biscuits.

…Easy Buttermilk Biscuits

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