August 14, 2012 § Leave a comment
Figure skating food on a budget.
When I was a little girl, my dad would share stories of the yogurt his grandmother made in a jar without modern simplicities. Yogurt is still a refrigerator staple for my father, but the cost of buying it can quickly eat away at the thrifty shopper’s wallet. Making yogurt is not only a fraction of the cost, but is one of the few old traditions that can be made simple.
What is needed?
- Yogurt or freeze dried yogurt starter
- Candy thermometer
- Containers or jars
- Powdered milk (optional)
Heat the Milk
Heat the milk to 185ºF (85ºC). Stir frequently to prevent the milk from scorching on the bottom of pot. As the milk cools, powdered milk may be added (optional). The addition of powdered milk will create a richer, thicker yogurt.
Add Yogurt Starter
Add the yogurt starter to the cooled…
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