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Also, milk grains feed on the lactose in milk whereas water grains feed on sugar.

It is easily fileted and sauted in butter 4 minutes per side. We ended up with enough leftovers to use in another application. Use your favorite crab cake recipe, but watch out on the spices (salt, pepper).

Remember the skate has already been seasoned and cooked.

You may have noticed by now that many of my recipes are unique in that I have relied on an usual ingredient which just happens to be on hand.

I had Whole Foods track down some skate wing for me last week. A whole one, skinned would probably weigh about 1 1/2 pounds.

The grains make up a cultures of various strains of healthy bacteria and yeast, held together in a polysaccharide matrix created by the bacteria.

The symbiotic relationship of the microbes produces a stable growing culture.

They are a natural supplier of probiotics to our digestive tract.

Probiotics refers to the healthy bacteria that usually feeds on the “bad” unhealthy bacteria in our stomach and intestines.

Prior to making water kefir, I was making milk kefir using raw cow’s milk.

Though similar in function, milk grains are quite different than water grains.

The microbes feed on sugar and produce lactic acid, alcohol (ethanol), and carbon dioxide, yielding a fermented carbonated beverage.