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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My Honey Mustard Kombucha Marinade

Honey Mustard Chicken

Bonni throws a little of this and a little of that (and Kombucha of course) into a delicious marinade. From the Editor: Please welcome Bonni, CFH Customer Support Manager and Cultured Kitchen Keeper.

A Closer Look: Kefir Starter Culture

Milk Kefir

 ”…It’s an awesome product, easy to do and very pleasant, I recommend it to everyone!!!” -Deb Today we are going to take a closer look at the Cultures for Health Kefir Starter Culture.

Weekly Cultured Gathering: July 5

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We will get this week rolling with the Summer of Sourdough by The Local Kitchener.  How are your ferments doing this summer?

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July 4 Cultured Food Sale

Every week we’re going to bring you the best of the week in posts from right here at the CFH blog, news you can use from the CFH site, and new recipes and products you might be interested in.