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Old 03-13-2008, 09:45 PM   #11
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Speaking of scalding milk: I've heard the same thing about it: "that you wait until bubbles form but BEFORE it boils, then let it cool"...except I can't visualize what that means. I always either boil my milk (accidentally) or take it of (maybe?) too soon.

I know it's kind of strange, but does anyone have a picture of milk looks like when it's scalded?

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Old 03-13-2008, 09:49 PM   #12
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Picture this, Mike. You have your milk in the pan. The heat is under it and, as you're watching, you can see tiny (pinhead-like) bubbles beginning to form around the perimeter of the pan. This signals the scalding point. The milk in the center of the pan might also look a little nervous, "shimmery," at the same time. You are just trying to get the milk very hot but not boiling. Does this make sense to you? Try a little pan of milk to see what I'm trying to explain. It will be clear once you actually see it.
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Old 03-13-2008, 09:53 PM   #13
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No pic, Mike, but they are very tiny bubbles that appear along the edge, then they multiply and grow slightly larger, but the rest of the milk looks relatively unchanged. The milk doesn't really "move" when this happening, not like when it starts to roll before it comes to a boil.
I had my heat on low and it took longer than I thought for only 1/4c (no lid).

Hope this helps paint a picture.
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Old 03-13-2008, 09:57 PM   #15
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Hm...I can totally see myself buying five litres of milk and scalding 1/4c batches until I get it right...;-) Sounds like a fun Friday night haha

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Hm...I can totally see myself buying five litres of milk and scalding 1/4c batches until I get it right...;-) Sounds like a fun Friday night haha

Thanks for the info,

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Hey, you can always use your "experiments" to make individual cups of hot chocolate!
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Drinking that much warm milk he's likely to go to bed before he's finished experimenting
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Drinking that much warm milk he's likely to go to bed before he's finished experimenting
In that case, pacanis, which one of us is going to read him his beddy-bye story?
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hahaha I'd imagine that after a few litres of warm milk, no story in the world could keep me awake :P
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In that case, pacanis, which one of us is going to read him his beddy-bye story?
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