Homemade Yogurt

Posted on: Thu, 01/01/2004 - 4:08am
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Does anyone make their own yogurt? Could you share any tips and/or TNT recipes for flavored yogurt?

I have a 1 quart Salton yogurt maker and have only made yogurt once. I let it sit for 6 hours--the yogurt was very tasty (almost lemon-like) but not very thick even after chilling. Due to my DH's diet, I can only make fat-free yogurt so I know it won't be as great as the full fat stuff!

TIA!

Posted on: Thu, 01/01/2004 - 10:02am
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Quote:Originally posted by Donni:
[b]Does anyone make their own yogurt? Could you share any tips and/or TNT recipes for flavored yogurt?
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Homemade fresh, whole cooked cranberries make an excellent topping. (Love hearing the "popping" sound they make when cooking). Very different from commercially canned whole cranberries, IMPHO. Scrumptious. (Usually a very simple, quick recipie on back of package.) We use it for icecream, pancakes, waffles, [i]even over *my homemade rice-pudding*[/i]. I find them in my grocer section.
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Posted on: Thu, 01/01/2004 - 10:12am
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It is common to add nonfat dry milk powder to yogurt recipes to "thicken" up the yogurt. Homemade tends to be on the runny side.

Posted on: Fri, 01/02/2004 - 5:11am
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Here's the recipe I'm using, 4 cups Horizon Organic Fat Free Milk mixed with 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk...all heated 8 minutes in microwave, then cooled to 100-110

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