Homemade yogurt is better than what you’ll find in grocery stores, usually less expensive than store-bought, and also devoid of the preservatives, stabilizers, fillers and sweeteners found in most grocery store yogurts. Making yogurt is easy, plus, homemade yogurt can surpass commercial yogurt in flavor and texture.
Italy’s traditional cream cheese, mascarpone, is easy to make with either tartaric acid or lemon juice.
Learning to make fromage blanc or chevre takes minutes, but the rewards last a lifetime.
I love the tangy flavor of yogurt. I think it's delicious both sweetened and plain and use it all the time as a substitute for sour cream. I would have guessed yogurt was hard to make, but I was surprised: there's really not much to it. If you read the recipes, making yogurt sounds complicated, but in fact, all you have to do is combine milk with a starter culture and keep it warm.
Making homemade cheese is truly a rewarding science.
Here, step by step, is how to make butter from cream. You'll end up with some delicious cultured buttermilk, too.
For a fraction of the cost of supermarket brands, you can grow your own yogurt culture at home with this improvised yogurt incubator.
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