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April 3, 2009

Adding yogurt starter without clumps

Here is a quick, easy way to add freeze-dried yogurt starter to your milk without clumping.

I was making a batch of yogurt this morning and was thinking about my post on making yogurt that I need to go back and polish. As I was adding starter, I realized maybe I should add this little detail as a separate post, instead of including it only in the main post, for people who already know how to make yogurt.


September 14, 2008

Tzatziki!! Something To Do With Your Yogurt

Last update: May, 2009. Slight modification for a dip.

I have been making my own yogurt for awhile and now that I can make a good batch consistently, I need recipes on what to do with it. I am not great in the kitchen so I had to find something I could figure out. I love Tzatziki sauce in Greek food so I thought I would give this a try.


August 5, 2008

Yogurt Maker Review

I recently started to make yogurt using a “yogurt maker”. There are several kinds out there so I thought I would let you know how the one I own works.

  • Brand: Yogourmet
  • Model: Multi
  • Price when I bought it: Under $50 U.S.
  • Duration of time owned at time of posting: 3 weeks (now much longer and I still like it) (Still like it a year later)

Most recent update (September 14, 2008)


August 1, 2008

Yogurt, Yogurt Cheese, Greek Style and How

yogurt makingLast update: May 14, 2009. Another way to cool your milk quickly has been added. This post will also become better organized soon. Also, if anyone has recipes to share, leave a comment! 😀  I do respond to comments on my old posts by the way.

September 14, 2008. Notes added in the preparation and a link to Tzaziki sauce.

Yogurt is a healthy way to replace many fattening spreads, keep the good bacteria in your digestive tract, or just to have a healthy snack. This post will explain a method on how to make yogurt, yogurt cheese, and Greek-style yogurt. I have limited experience doing this and there may be better ways but here is how it has worked so far for me.


July 29, 2008


Filed under: Food — virtuallyamy @ 11:27 pm
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So at this moment I am making yogurt and yogurt cheese. This is something I have done off and on before but I am going at it again. The pre-made yogurts have been getting smaller and smaller in their available sizes and yet the prices rise. Do they think we would not notice? So I thought I would give it another shot. Granted, my yogurt is not the same as the yogurt I am used to. One gets the taste for additives, gelatin, fake fruit, and so on.