Unappealing frozen milk

February 12, 2020

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So, after the grand success of the defrosted freezer, I remembered that I wanted to freeze some milk. (See, Brad? I told you there was more to the story.) I thought that pouring a little into a snack baggie would be the easiest way to do it, but then I saw the silicone mold sitting on the counter.

Why do I have this mold? It’s from my lotion-bar making days. Why was it out on the counter? Because before we went to Maui, I wondered if I should take along some laundry detergent. I knew the condo had a washer and dryer, but was uncertain about the detergent situation. I wondered if I could make ‘cookies’ and take them along, since – as Brad has taught us – open containers of weird powders get you pulled aside and patted down.

I tested the detergent. It was quite interesting!

They dried wonderfully and are crazy beautiful from the patterns on the mold, but they are quite hard.

I crumbled them up to use them, but should test what happens if I just toss them in with a load. (I have a front-load washer with a detergent dispenser, so putting them in with the the actual laundry might work?) The most interesting thing was how the colors separated – there is a light blue coating and a grainy dark blue interior. Fascinating! (Brad, this is one of the things I was doing and couldn’t post about.)

Ok, back to the milk. I thought a beautiful cookie of milk would be so lovely to use! I poured the milk into the (thoroughly washed) mold, froze them, and……

bleh.

What is going on with that milk? Why is it…. yellow? Will it be fine when it’s thawed? Will I care if it is mixed with coffee?

At least the design is pretty.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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One Response to “Unappealing frozen milk”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Did you try it? Was it ok?

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