I mean, it’s seriously just better that way. Cracking your own grain with a Grain Roller Mill can give your pets and stock a leading edge with the increased nutrition and more healthy digestion that comes from freshly opened up seeds. As you read above, I use often use my blender multiple times per day. If you are not able to afford a brandy new machine, there are used REFURBISHED models that cost less. I did the same. I regulary used this to crack grain for beer making using 50 pound sacks of barely. The towel will stop the grain from rolling around while you try to crush it. On the other hand, a high/fine setting is great for cakes and other pastries. Can’t resist adding one more point, and that is CONSISTENCY in size of flour particles. To get a finer grind, run the berries through two cycles on the coffee grinder. Eastern WA You need a grain mill to crack grains. It is also quieter. Red wheat berries are darker in color than white wheat berries and are used to make whole wheat flour (not to be confused with whole white wheat flour, which comes from white berries).They have a slightly higher protein content and is best used in hearty and heavy bread recipes. If you are stuck without a mill, try using a rolling pin, instead of a food processor. if so how can i tell if a blender is “powerful”. -Joy, I hadn’t thought about differences in grinding settings before. The only problem is, we don’t own a grain mill, and it’s definitely not in our budget right now. I love my mill more than my mixer (because, as you said, I could knead my dough by hand if I had to!) Two other options for processing small grains are hammer or roller mills, which are particularly useful for processing small grains with hulls like barley and oats. But it is just so expensive! I had noticed that the plastic lid seemed to be drying out, especially after I began grinding flax seeds on a regular basis last year. After going from partial mashes to more or less all-grain, i got a$55 corona mill.Fresh,crushed grain in no time and i swear my batches are better and my efficency as a bonus,not that im that hard up for efficency. I’m coming into the discussion late, but thought it important to share my experience. The bottom rim of the lid has lots of nicks and uneven spots now, not just the bite out of it for the piece that ended up in my mouth. (-:) Finally, I know it takes up space, but I found there were a couple of countertop items that I was more than happy to boot out when the mill entered my life (microwave, for one!) Or a quesadilla maker. http://amzn.to/2qjBHiK, Oops! If you're thinking of going all grain for recipes larger than a gallon, you'll either want to use the mill at your LHBS or buy a mill. I no longer use my Blendtec for grinding wheat, as it doesn’t get as fine as you really need it to be for baking. If it can be fixed, it’s cleaned, repaired and tested. A Corona Mill can be had for as little a $20. You may have even received one like this for your wedding or Christmas. For now, I’ll try cracking the grains in the new grinder, but carefully! Honestly, I’d save and invest in a high powered blender because you’ll get so much more out of it. It’s great but tiresome. . I have a tough time deciding…thanks for being so generous with the information, Hi Kerry! No fancy colours, just white or stainless but this wonder machine also weighs a fraction of that hefty other machine. Their aim was to produce top performing grains mills, both commercial and for the home kitchen, that are built to last a lifetime while also making them aesthetically beautiful enough to become a focal point of any kitchen. You can find the tutorial and method here: https://dontwastethecrumbs.com/2013/11/making-homemade-yogurt-a-simpler-method/. 3 hours later, I had cracked grain, a giant mess, and about 45% efficiency. Soaking or making sourdough bread helps you regain some of the nutrients that turn dormant after grinding. Get weekly accountability, monthly meal plans and swap recipe ideas with fellow foodies in Clean Eating Club! I just buy whole organic corn from Azure Standard. I was trying to do too many things from scratch and also using sourdough starters too. A hand crank one like the Corona will work. Using my blender is my favorite solution to my no-grain-mill problem, especially since it can turn an Apple store into dust. And the three settings for coarse, bread, and pastry textures refine a consistently-calibrated flour in a single run. Hello Tiffany, Would love to know which model of Blendtec you have and love? Thanks to this article, now I have three different ways! . I can’t wait to try this out!! I really need a grain mill that will crack grain or beans for my chickens. I found a new coffee grinder today that looks good, not terribly expensive — the Hamilton Beach custom grind. Vitamix and Blendtec are the two industry leaders in high powered blenders, but I’ve heard good things about Ninja as well, and they’re a bit cheaper. Here’s hoping! You can still get good crushes from rolling it. Sometimes twice a day. Find out what products I can’t live without! Does it come out with a “heartier” texture? Red vs. White 1. I think I’ll go with an attachment for my kitchen aid mixer. Now, I know whole wheat flour at the store is darker in color like the wheat you grind at home, but oftentimes companies will refine all their flour then add back in the bran to make it “whole wheat”. I’m sad but don’t feel I can use it for anything else now but the softest seeds and spices. Hi Leah! If I could only grab one appliance, it would be my grain mill!!! I had to give my coffee grinder a bit of rest after a few minutes. If you are considering buying a new stand mixer, the Bosch is really the only option. I was thinking using a rolling pin. While you're at it, if you can spare the extra few bucks, get a mill with rollers, not a corona style mill. to coarse because I know the larger pieces of bran/germ in the flour will create more cleansing fiber. Using my blender is my favorite solution to my no-grain-mill problem, especially since it can turn an Apple store into dust. This is so cool! It is a lot of money, but SO worth saving up for in my opinion! A trip to the LHBS would have been faster and achieved better results. It is smaller for storage, and I know my mixer will be around for years to come – it’s already been in service since 1993. Now neither of these are must-haves. Two other options for processing small grains are hammer or roller mills, which are particularly useful for processing small grains with hulls like barley and oats. I didn’t have a food processor at the time, so I wasn’t able to test. Would a burr coffee grinder do the trick too? Don’t get me wrong though, there is a time and place to buy pre-ground flour! If the coarse setting pulverizes them too much, there’s an on-off button I can use for short bursts. I am just starting out and I totally agree with you, but this is just the best i can afford at the moment in this time frame, which is a bit on the longer side and that’s why I needed a better coffee grinder. I now have a Wondermill and have heard good things about the Nutrimill too! Bummer! I only wash the bowl of my mill about once a week. It was a small piece of plastic from my coffee grinder, an old Braun KSM2 no longer on the market, so I can’t replace it. You can only do about 4 ounces at a time, meaning it takes a few minutes to do the 1 or 2 pounds of specialty grains. Just make sure to grind fine and mix the wort well. Can you simply use the food processor? A coffee grinder is one of those must-have appliances for die-hard coffee drinkers. I BIAB and I was getting 65-70% efficiency using a food processor before I got my Corona mill. Most homebrew shops, both online and IRL, will mill grains for you, typically for like a buck. Grocery stores use sneaky marketing tactics so you stay in the store longer, buy things you don’t need, and spend more money. Thanks I think I will try my food processor to get the barley (to start with) small then go into the grinder. I’ve heard that they COULD, but haven’t experienced it myself. That’s why I’m researching milling now, along with brand options for a new coffee grinder. Better safe than sorry! ~Tiffany. Love the article – so fun and true!!! As you read above, I use often use my blender multiple times per day. crushing grains without a mill? shown with optional motor I can tell you that I’m okay with this and I actually prefer a refurbished machine. I only have one of those baby coffee grinders. It's human food grade and cheaper than the Scratch n Peck feed grade corn. And I use it for my kids favorite snack, chocolate chip cookie dough hummus. I was looking at both barley and rice to grind in the coffee grinder but not sure if that would be able to take the hard knocks … though coffee beans are hard. Have you ever wondered what the big fuss was about grinding grains at home?. b) take up more room than I have available Yes Joy, I had a sneaky suspicion you’d offer your wonderful first hand knowledge on a grain mill!! Reduce your costs by processing all types of grain without intermediaries (wheat, barley, oats, corn). When I tried mine, it worked similar to the coffee grinder. I knew it! I'd recommend finding a friend or a LHBS with a mill. You can also use a food processor. Didn’t even have to use my food processor. you set the grinding plates loose. It gets returned and checked to see if it’s defective. https://dontwastethecrumbs.com/BlendtecHome. Although I’ve been told the wheat grain here in the UK is much lower in protein than the USA and so not as good in bread. Just make sure to grind fine and mix the wort well. Meat grinder will not disappoint the user to do milling until the grain is compatible with the tool. I have to chime in (you knew I would, didn’t you?) My coffee grinder has an auto-timer and shuts off when the cycle is complete. On the other hand, I often have company who are not used to whole grain ANYTHING. Thanks! Hand crank grain mill is also available that is equally great as a motorized mill, which seems quite similar to a meat grinder with certain distinct features. This will save your other appliances and also give you a better grind. I don’t have a mill and was looking every where for a method to grind my grains. I bought a mill because it took too long in the blender (and I was worried about killing the blender). The Braun was old and much-used, so that’s possibly why I ran into those issues. And I’m currently trying to decide if I should get a blendtec or vitamix…aaag! -Joy. I’m saving up for the mill attachment to my KitchenAid stand mixer. A coffee grinder is one of those must-have appliances for die-hard coffee drinkers. Cheers. I have a really hard time spending money on appliances that I don’t need because: a) they serve one purpose My opinion may be skewed, but I sure do LOVE my Blendtec! I have a Wonder Mill Jr. Hand crank. Kudos for kicking out the microwave. When doing partial mashes, I found it useful to use the coffee grinder blade for my magic bullet. I had started grinding my own grain in my vitamix but my loaves were always a disaster. I have been drooling over a grain mill for a while but just can’t fork over the money for something, like you said, that only serves on purpose. I plan to keep it in case I need it, but an electric replacement is needed. . KitchenAid can’t come close. You mentioned you use a heating pad when making yoghurt, how does that work because I’m never successful when I make yoghurt in the winter. A hand crank one like the Corona will work. Copyright © 2021 Don't Waste the Crumbs  •  All rights reserved  •  Site Design by Emily White Designs. The rolling pin should at least crack the grain open. To obtain perfect homemade flour, then one should go for owning a one-time expensive mill to use for a lifetime. Is there any reliable way to do this? At first thanks for your great article to make a wonderful recipe flour. Update: I tried grinding wheat with a 750watt 2in1 blender and a processor, i started off with the blender then I used the processor, the result was a powder with specks of tiny grains here and there, how is that compared to a coffee grinder? We also are able to cook and prepare corn grits. Sometimes a person will buy a machine, use it once and decide not to keep it. Thank you for the wonderful idea! Tropical Traditions and Palouse Brand have good prices on bulk grain. I used a rolling pin ONCE . Thanks for gearing it toward REAL people who live on a limited budget! I’d use a coffee grinder in conjunction with a blender if you don’t have a high powered blender. Crank Out Some Cracked Grain. You’re right on burning out the motors on smaller appliances. Set out a large bowl, then put a smaller bowl upside-down in it. The KoMo Grain Mill is the result of a German-Austrian collaboration by Wolfgang Mock and Peter Koidl. Here’s what it is on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BRLXUI/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000BRLXUI&linkCode=as2&tag=dontwasthecru-20, Not super powerful by any means, and doesn’t grind much more than 1/2 cup at a time, but hey – it gets the job done for now! ~Tiffany. BUT, any time you use a blender you'll find that a fair bit of grain will be pulverized and you can only attempt to crush a small amount at a time to make sure all of the grain makes contact with the blades. I use it every single day. We feel we have taken reasonable precautions, like an explosion proof motor on the mill, and enclosing the mill itself. These machines, when properly set help crack the grain open so the digestive juices can get in there and break it down without over processing the grain and creating too many fines. This does make quite a bit of flour so I'm not sure it would work as well without a bag filter that BIAB gets you. Had a first go yesterday with a Nutribullet, it got quite hot so left a coarse grind and produced a tasty but firm loaf. I imagine that the inconsistency will seriously affect your efficiency. Then, use a sharp cutting knife to slice down behind the corn kernels, separating them from the cob. The mill I’d like to have is the Grainmaker, a great USA made mill. The grain mill is the key component in the preparation of malted grain prior to brewing. It was by far the best grind I got out of any of these 3 methods. that are still actually good for us and the best to buy. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BRLXUI/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000BRLXUI&linkCode=as2&tag=dontwasthecru-20, https://dontwastethecrumbs.com/BlendtecHome, https://dontwastethecrumbs.com/go/blendtec, https://dontwastethecrumbs.com/2013/11/making-homemade-yogurt-a-simpler-method/. The best hand-turned grain mill available for under $250.00. Carol Deppe, a grain-corn hybridizer in Corvallis, Ore., says she has tried several electric grain mills and thinks the Whisper Mill is best for fine grinding. Just do a cup to a cup and a half at a time and grind it to a really rough looking flour. Roller mills start at $100 and quickly go up in price. There r grain mill and blender attachments available. Sort by. 3) The time and hassle to mill will discourage you from wanting to use freshly milled flour FREQUENTLY, which is what will give you the optimal nutrition you want. Our grain mill has proven to be able to mill our corn into corn meal fine enough to prepare and bake cornbread. ?” That being said, I do applaud you for finding alternate ways to grind grain. It doesn’t have to be fancy grinder. JAM. 2) It is a pain to have to wash out/clean two appliances every time you mill – not to mention that it is tedious to grind batch after batch of flour for recipes. There was a little bit leftover when sifted. Search by ingredient below and I’ll give you recipe ideas that will please your palette, Whether it’s for one season or one year, let us take meal planning off your to-do list so you can focus on feeding your family healthy food. We saw demonstrations of both Blendtec and Vitamix at our local Costco and that’s how we made our decision. Sturdy for daily use at any feed yard or large farm/ranch that needs a large volume of grain rolled, cracked, or ground fine. I use it at least once a week and really saves time in breads and desserts. best. All I wanted was to crack some spelt & kamut berries for bread making, just a few, so I tried my coffee grinder. Thank you and God bless!! (We ended up getting this grain mill after a while.) The Bosch comes with a beautiful clear cover that lets my recipes sit overnight w/o drying out. Your email address will not be published. LOL, Jami, Do you have a Costco nearby? It just so happened that a local sew ‘n vac store had a used refurbished machine. A lot of people have passed through my kitchen and learned about using whole grains/freshly milled flour after inquiring about this unusual appliance. So if you are looking to simply crack the grain into smaller pieces, say 1/16" to 1/8" which will a part of your overall recipe, or said another way 5-10 pieces per kernel, the Corona is fine. Honest review of Mockmill 100 stone grain mill after using a Wondermill for years. To soften hard grains like barley, rye, or wheat, simply rinse in running water, drain, then spread on a clean dish towel and allow to dry overnight – they’ll flatten into flakes in … Similar to how they enrich all-purpose flour. Hi Sidney! I do hope one day to have a mill, and buy also my grains in bulk and grind them to serve ALL of my purposes. I hope you find a mill you like. You can find one Ebay for under $50.. This breaks down the gluten, eliminates phytic acid and releases maximum nutrition. Emanuel – If you’re just starting out, yes. Roller Mill Save money by grinding your own grain for feed. Like it’s a version of the seedy 9-grain bread? Milling is the process of breaking the grains’ husk and cracking the kernel to a specific, consistent ratio of flour, including medium and coarse particles. Multiple options, and no-nonsense engineering make these units a favorite of many happy owners. I'm not even sure what it's supposed to look like. I could make room for the mill if I cleaned out and sold a few things on a shelf… which would in turn help me save up for a mill, lol. Your email address will not be published. Then resold at quite a savings! Another reason grinding your own flour is better is because of the cost. The grinder I used is actually our spare, so I’ve dedicated it to grains only, removing some of the cleaning requirements. Oh and granted that I’m planning on paying 54usd for the coffee grinder would a powerful blender be a better investment around this price point ? Coffee beans are hard, but we don’t know how hard in relation to whole grains. Your local Bosch dealer will gladly tell you when a sale is coming up and the price difference is nothing. The other thought I had is the concern about a higher heat from these coffee grinders that could affect the quality of the flour. Get a mill/head to your LHBS and ask them to mill it for you. https://dontwastethecrumbs.com/go/blendtec. to coarse setting vs. fine. For this purpose it works and is better than a roller mill. I’ve made a note to visit ancient strains of wheat when we re-visit the rest of carbs again (haven’t even touched sugar yet!). Got more frozen chicken than you know what to do with? I may get a mill later. Thoroughly tested and proven in use in hundreds of homes (over 5,000 sold). New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. You might try crushing grain on top of a thin towel. I've never heard of anyone charging for this. Blending protein smoothies is my favorite way to start the day. These machines aren’t designed for grinding hard grain. ~Tiffany, I subscribe to both newsletters and liked both on FB. It has really become a conversation piece. Grain is an agricultural product, and it’s size and friability can vary each year depending on the yearly harvest, and the maltster. . Welcome brewers, mazers, vintners, and cider makers! When it comes to grain, you need something a little stronger than a mortar and pestle so I poked around my kitchen to see what might work. Why Crushing Malts Matters. I use a heating pad to make yogurt. I used my nutribullet (grind attachment) to make kamut flour from the grain, and it worked great. You might try crushing the grain on top of a thin towel. A flour mill would simply not be able to crack your corn or other grains down to proportions capable for a flour mill to handle. I turn the heating pad on, put the jars on top and cover with a towel. about ANCIENT strains of wheat – the ones low in gluten, high in vitamins, etc. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the Homebrewing community. I mean, it’s seriously just better that way. Grinding grain in a high-powered blender works amazingly well. 25 comments. The grain mill is the key component in the preparation of malted grain prior to brewing. The Grain Roller Mill is fully adjustable to cater for different grain sizes through a winder handle at one end of the mill … I use a setting somewhere in between for bread. I think I would use it a lot just with bread baking alone. That’s why I don’t own a yogurt maker. save hide report. More consistent milled product which allowed for better accuracy of brew targets over time. And I’m leery about that! Thanks so much for the reminder! I’m looking at investing in a KitchenAid but if I do that, I would rather get a professional version (600, 650, or Pro Line 7) and perhaps also use it for milling. C’mon Swagbucks, lol! Thanks ladies. The good thing about a refurbished model is that it is gone through, tested and given individual attention so you KNOW it works! Believe me, the mill has more than paid for itself in our household with six to feed – I make EVERYTHING using this flour (and no, I don’t work for Nutrimill or Wondermill! Required fields are marked *. Your experience and opinion is definitely valued! See tips below on proper storage. So now I have a bread machine and standard yeast I might try this again. Our local building inspector is giving us grief over our grain dust procedures. Thanks for the reply and condolences, Tiffany. Once you determine if grinding your grain fresh works for you, I suggest saving up for a mill. I’ll have to try it again though. The CS with Bosch puts KitchenAid to shame. Don’t let it collect dust any longer and put it to use grinding your grain for fresh bread! Hi CJ! I’ve also been drooling over a grain mill! Sometimes penny-wise really is pound-foolish? In that case, I will often mill hard white wheat (with some Kamut mixed in) on “fine” and they usually LOVE the bread and are very surprised when I tell them it is made with 100% whole grains! Thank you. Typically they will mill grain you didn't even buy from them, in my experience. Last Updated November 3, 2018 62 Comments. Both all-grain and extract brewing rely on properly milled malts. It also handles twice the capacity of the largest KitchenAid . Even tomato soup and pancakes can be made in a blender! I believe you can eat real food without going broke AND without spending all day in the kitchen - come join me! My standard cast iron skillet for quesadillas. Will that work? you set the grinding plates loose. I’ve got my fingers crossed for you Carol! How hard is it to crack grain with a rolling pin? I sifted the flour after I was done to make sure it was all ground and barely got any bits leftover. My lovely, red Kitchen Aid stand mixer (a wedding gift) is number two. Red Wheat Berries. It takes forever though so better to use the store's mill. If you want to mill grains for your pets, you can use the meat grinder to break the grains for a nutritious diet. The rolling pin should at least crack the grain open. I thought I was a genius for about two days, then felt something strange in my mouth as I ate a piece of the multigrain sourdough I’d made. Yes, definitely a difference when you grind at a med. Bosch is rated number 2 in mixers but only because they don’t advertise. But I do encourage you to save up for a mill … you will never regret it! I got rid of our grinder. I wouldn’t pay $54 for a coffee grinder if you’re ONLY using it to grind grains. 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