Making yogurt at home is like doing a science experiment with God. You set it up the right way, and He does the work. It’s one of my favorite things to do in the kitchen. I think you will enjoy it, too.
Let’s get started…
If you are new to making yogurt at home, start here: How To Make Homemade Healthy Greek Yogurt. In case you don’t know, Greek yogurt is regular yogurt that has been strained. You get to choose when you make it yourself. The directions will show you how to make both regular yogurt and Greek yogurt.
The most popular post from Salad in a Jar on the subject of yogurt is Five Things You Should Not Do When Making Yogurt. Don’t miss it!
Check out this comparison of the cold start method for making yogurt and the traditional method (preheat the milk) to help people choose which process is better for them.
If you like to make your own yogurt, you can practically double the protein content by straining it (aka Greek yogurt). Here’s why this process pumps up the protein numbers.
Make ricotta cheese at home by adding yogurt-whey to milk. This recipe is especially useful for people who make Greek yogurt at home and find themselves with a lot of whey as a result of the straining process.
Try this all-butter pie crust with Greek yogurt that produces an incredibly tasty, flaky and tender crust that bakes up as beautiful golden brown, even without a filling.
Did you make a batch of yogurt that turned out stringy or the consistency of honey? This is my answer to the problem based on my research and experience.
Having trouble making yogurt because you can’t keep the temperature warm enough? Browse through these solutions offered by my readers. You’re sure to find an idea to try.
Time to go decadent! Add powdered peanut butter and some chocolate shavings to Greek yogurt for a different kind of afternoon snack. Top it off with some whipped cream and chopped peanut butter cups.
Attention yogurt-makers! Read about my new method for turning regular yogurt into Greek or Icelandic yogurt. The straining process is faster and cleanup is super easy. No messy cheesecloth.
If you need some new ways to eat yogurt, here are 5 ways to make plain yogurt more delicious and fun.