How to Make Yogurt

This is a delicious, quick (45min), and easy way to make a lot of fresh yogurt (2 quarts!).

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How to Make Yogurt Recipe
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1
Heat 1/2 gallon of whole milk on high heat.

Heat 1/2 gallon of whole milk on high heat.

2
Sanitize 1 quart glass jars.

Sanitize 1 quart glass jars.

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3
Stir occasionally.

Stir occasionally.

4
Put 1 tablespoon of live culture (existing yogurt...I use Greek yogurt) in 1 quart jar.

Put 1 tablespoon of live culture (existing yogurt...I use Greek yogurt) in 1 quart jar.

5
Heat to about 190 degrees (or just before a simmer).

Heat to about 190 degrees (or just before a simmer).

6
Let cool to about 130 degrees, or until you can put your finger in no longer than 2 seconds.

Let cool to about 130 degrees, or until you can put your finger in no longer than 2 seconds.

7
Stir occasionally to cool faster and prevent film from forming on surface.

Stir occasionally to cool faster and prevent film from forming on surface.

8
Pour heated milk into jars and cap.

Pour heated milk into jars and cap.

9
Shake.

Shake.

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1/2 gallon makes 2 quarts...I drank some before I started :)

1/2 gallon makes 2 quarts...I drank some before I started :)

11
Incubate for 8 hours (I wrap jars in a blanket...)

Incubate for 8 hours (I wrap jars in a blanket...)

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(...and place blanket and jars in a big pot)

(...and place blanket and jars in a big pot)

13
Let sit undisturbed for 8 hours, then refrigerate :)

Let sit undisturbed for 8 hours, then refrigerate :)

Ingredients

½ Gallons Whole milk 
2 Tablespoons Live culture (yogurt) 
1 Pot 
2 Jar and lid 
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