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#1 of 7 Old 10-31-2008, 07:01 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I tried making yogurt with the NT recipe by leaving it overnight with the oven on warm, because my house is so cold this time of year. I think my warm setting is too warm, the yogurt didn't thicken really.

So, what can I do with it, besides compost? Can I use it in any cooking?
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Can definitely use it in cooking.
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Soak oats in it for porridge or use it as the liquid for bread (lovely soft bread from yogurt).
Or try leaving it overnight in the fridge - mine often isn't thick until I've done that.

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You can use it in place of buttermilk in baking, or in smoothies, or drink it plain.

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I recently had a half gallon stay thin, and decided to start over with it.
I heated it very gently, planning to add a little more yogurt and put it somewhere warm again, but noticed very quickly that it separated into curds & whey!
By the time it was up to about 100 degrees, I realized I could scoop out whey with a ladle. So I just poured the whole thing into a draincloth in a colander, and it became almost instant yogurt cheese.
With yogurt cheese I like to salt it and mix in some granulated garlic and whatever herbs are lying around.
This time I lightly salted it and left it plain so I could play with it. I've been crumbling it into omelets, and might soon use it in place of goat cheese on some pizza.

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