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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Fluffy Fruit Cobbler

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One of the joys of summer is eating wholesome fresh fruit, and how better to enjoy it than with a nice fluffy pastry topping and a dollop of cultured cream on top?

Meet Stacie, A Cheese Expert at Cultures for Health

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Hi, I’m Stacie, one of the cheese experts at Cultures For Health. Many of you have spoken to me (indirectly) through Culture for Health’s Customer Support Representatives, who call on me occasionally for cheese help and advice. I’m now officially on staff and am excited to join the CFH family!

Weekly Cultured Gathering: July 19

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What’s New at CFH: Save 20% on Sour Cream Starter

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Enjoy savings on Sour Cream Starter, check out some new recipes, and find the weekly recap all wrapped up in today’s post!