It's a good thing when you learn how to make sour cream. Why? Any recipe that is good is outstanding after adding homemade sour cream. This sour cream is so flavor and takes you food up a notch.more
Adapted from misshomemade.com
cup heavy cream
cup sour cream or homemade buttermilk (recipe follows) or even white vinegar will work)
In a screw-top jar, or mason jar with lid, combine the heavy cream and sour cream (or buttermilk). Shake the ingredients up a bit to thoroughly mix and let stand, covered, at room temperature for about 24 hours or until it becomes very thick. You can store your sour cream in the refrigerator in the original jar you mixed it in (or use some other resealable container) for up to one week. Make sure that your sour cream is well chilled before using. If you want to make a lighter sour cream, substitute whole milk for 1/2 cup of the heavy cream. *+BUTTERMILK SUBSTITUTE:+* 1 cup of milk 1 TBS white vinegar or lemon juice Place 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice in a (one cup) measuring cup and then fill with milk. Let it sit for 15 minutes and it’s ready to go.