A Closer Look: Euro Cuisine Yogurt Maker with Timer

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“I’m new to yogurt making and liked the idea of a yogurt maker to regulate the temperature and do the timing for me. So far I’ve made three batches and am delighted. I know you can make yogurt without this, but convenience and ease is important to me and this really fits the bill. I love it!” -KateM

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Healthy New Year Sale! Ends December 30th

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Check out the last Cultures for Health sale for 2014!  Get 25% off ANY Starter Culture and Kit.  Just use the Coupon Code GetHealthy at checkout and don’t forget the sale ends Tuesday, December 30th, 2014.  Available starter cultures include Yogurt, Kefir, Vegetable, Soy, Sourdough, Buttermilk, and Kombucha… 

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Incubating Yogurt: The Hot Water Pot Method

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There are many ways to incubate yogurt. Many prefer the simplicity of an electric yogurt incubator which allows you to start it and forget it. Others enjoy the many do-it-yourself methods of making yogurt, even if they aren’t as sure of a thing.

Over the years I have made yogurt using many methods, but never have I ventured into using the electric incubators. This is for no particular reason other than perhaps a bit of an independent streak when it came to the need for electricity. Now that we’re off-grid, that choice is already made for me.

But here in Central Texas weather is wild and unpredictable and our young homestead is no match with an uninsulated kitchen. So when I came upon a simple yogurt-making method involving a pot on top of the stove I decided I might be able to use this method. A glut of goat milk all in one day sealed the deal.

And this was my first successful batch of thermophilic yogurt I’ve made since moving off-grid! Here’s how I did it.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Which Yogurt Is Right For You?

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As one of the most popular cultured foods of the past few decades, yogurt often opens the door for those looking to incorporate cultured foods into their family’s diet. Making yogurt at home is one way to save money while making a superior product.

Cultures for Health carries many heirloom yogurt starters for whatever it is you’re looking for. Made in a yogurt maker or on a counter top, tangy or mild, familiar or new, thick or thin; there’s an option for every preference.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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