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  • Question concerning cream

    My apologies if this has been discussed, but I couldn't find anything
    on it when I did a search.

    Ok, what I want to know is, we have been eating a bit of cream lately
    especially as my son can't have sugar as in conventional sweets, as I
    am glad, so for desert we are having berry's and cream. But we can not
    get Raw cream or milk where I am in OZ so is the supermarket kind all
    right, I make sure that there is no add nasty's in it just pure cream.

    Waiting for a reply from you experts out there, and by the way the info
    here is awesome, keep up the great work guy's

  • #2
    Your fine. If you can get organic, go for that. I just had berries and cream a few nights ago.....
    Whether you think you can..... or you think you can't..... your 100 % correct.

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    • #3
      Try to get "pasteurized" as opposed to "ultra-pasteurized." I can only get the "ultra" stuff in my local grocery store, and have to travel to Trader Joe's or Whole Foods or another health food store for pasteurized.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by primalpatty View Post
        Try to get "pasteurized" as opposed to "ultra-pasteurized." I can only get the "ultra" stuff in my local grocery store, and have to travel to Trader Joe's or Whole Foods or another health food store for pasteurized.
        All I can find is ultra-pastuerized where I live, but I still consume it very regularly. I had 4oz over some strawberries today with my breakfast... so yummy

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        • #5
          I get Organic Valley or Horizon Organics...not sure if its Ultra or not....but its damn good and I'm having so me in my coffee right now.

          If you cant find organic, just try to find some thats antibiotic and hormone free.

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          • #6
            Thank you everybody, I haven't even found organic, so I guess
            occasionally wont hurt, just try not to make it a habit, it is so
            yummy with berry's though, and I also use it to make white
            sauce when having corned beef, it is awesome, no more need
            for the usual wheat white sauce.

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            • #7
              I just now got my first heavy cream (Organic, Horizon) and I tasted it and... got nothin'. I was really excited about it and all built up about trying it from everything I've heard... but no fireworks! I even tried it over blueberries. Whassup with that?
              Little Saiyan

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              • #8
                Heavy cream if you've never eaten it before is rather bland in taste.........it's the mouth feel and synergistic effect in has on food that is appreciated most. The beauty of cream is you can mix small amounts of other flavorful ingredients to change the flavor. Vanilla bean is pretty spectacular as an example. A little balsamic on strawberries with some lightly whipped 35 or even better devonshire.
                Whether you think you can..... or you think you can't..... your 100 % correct.

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                • #9
                  Tastes GREAT with vanilla! But I do like it straight, and I have quite a bit of it every morning in my coffee. When I'm feeling peckish I'll swig it straight from the carton (sorry, mom) and I think it tastes a bit sweet. Very delish! If I can't get to town to get the pasteurized, I will use the ultra stuff in moderation. It's all about moderation. Except when it comes to cream in coffee. Moderation, bite my *ss.

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                  • #10
                    I find cream just a bit sweet too, just right. I don't know if the difference in tasting it as sweet is pasteurized vs ultra-pasteurized, or just individual variations in taste buds.

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                    • #11
                      Is there a huge difference between pastuerized and ulta-pastuerized nutrient wise? Otherwise, whats the big deal between the two?

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                      • #12
                        I don't know of a big nutritional difference, other than the usual claims about ultrapasteurization of anything being detrimental. To the fats, I think? I haven't really researched it.

                        But I hear it affects the taste. I only have the pasteurized cream, so I can't compare the taste. But think of how different fresh squeezed OJ tastes compared to concentrate - that's pasteurization.

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                        • #13
                          I'm lucky to be able to get local low heat pasteurized grass-fed cream. I think the heat temp does affect the flavor. It also comes in glass, which I'm sure is a factor, too.
                          It's much sweeter than the organic brands at Whole Foods and it's so thick that it has a stiff "whipped" layer on top. Super yum!!
                          http://www.prettyinprimal.blogspot.com

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                          • #14
                            I have it in my morning shake with blueberries and other berries, plus some goats milk and three eggs, not sure if its making me put fat on, but i can't eat anything else when i first wake up. I hope not, cause i am really wanting to get rid of my damn belly...

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