Learn to Make Yogurt

Learn To Make Yogurt

Learn to make homemade yogurt from the CFH staff and other Real Food pros. Choose from a wide selection of articles, videos, and recipes.

         
Fresh Yogurt
  How-to Videos for Making Yogurt
  Recipes Using Yogurt
Getting Started   Yogurt How-to Videos    Recipes Using Yogurt

       
Quick Links & Definitions
         
Choosing a Yogurt Starter   Yogurt Starter FAQ    Yogurt Troubleshooting FAQ 
         
Mesophilic Yogurt Starters culture at 70-77ºF                  Thermophilic Yogurt Starters culture at 110ºF
         
Heirloom Yogurt Starters are reusable                               Direct-Set Starters are single-use starters
         

 

 

 

 

 

Browse all Articles
                       
Milk for Culturing
Skill Level: Beginner Strawberry Yogurt
Skill Level: Experienced Mesophilic Countertop Yogurt
  Mesophilic Yogurt Starters Thermophilic Yogurt
Thermophlic Yogurt Starters
                       
Raw Milk
Raw Milk Yogurt Coconut Milk
Non-Dairy Yogurt Troubleshooting Yogurt
  Trouble- shooting Yogurt-related CFH Blog Posts
Yogurt- related Blog Posts
                       
Skill Level: Beginner

 

What is Lacto-fermentation?

What is Yogurt? History of Yogurt

Yogurt Making Basics & Supply List

Choosing a Yogurt Starter

Choosing Milk for Making Yogurt

The Role of Dairy Fat in Cultured Milk Products

How to Make Yogurt

Yogurt Starter FAQs

Yogurt Making Troubleshooting FAQ

How to Store Yogurt and Yogurt Cultures

Maintaining Temperatures for Culturing Countertop Yogurt

   


How to Culture Yogurt Without a Yogurt Maker

How Long Will Your Cultures Last?

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Cold Weather Care for Starter Cultures

Thickening Homemade Yogurt

How to Strain Whey from Cultured Dairy

How to Make Greek-Style Yogurt

Five Ways to Flavor Homemade Yogurt

What is the Difference between Yogurt and Kefir?

   
Skill Level: Experienced

 

Yogurt Starter FAQs

Yogurt Making Troubleshooting FAQ

Using Previously Frozen Milk for Culturing

Five Ways to Flavor Homemade Yogurt

The Benefits and Perils of a Long Culturing Time for Yogurt

Thickening Homemade Yogurt

Cultured Ice Cream (and how to make it without a machine)


 

 

Using Yogurt in Recipes

A Complete Guide to Cultured Smoothies

Yogurt From around the World

How to Strain Whey from Cultured Dairy

How to Make Greek-Style Yogurt

Ways to Use Whey

What is the Difference between Yogurt and Kefir?

 
Mesophilic (Countertop) Yogurt Starters

Maintaining Temperatures for Culturing Countertop Yogurt

Using Previously Frozen Milk for Culturing

 
   

The Benefits and Perils of a Long Culturing Time

Drinkable Yogurt (Piima) and Why It's Useful

 
Thermophilic (Heat-Loving) Yogurt Starters

 

How to Culture Yogurt Without a Yogurt Maker

How to Make Yogurt in a Crock Pot

How to Make Greek-Style Yogurt

 

Using Previously Frozen Milk for Culturing

The Benefits and Perils of a Long Culturing Time

 
Raw Milk Yogurt

 

How to Make Raw Milk Yogurt

How to Make Direct-Set Raw Milk Yogurt

How to Make Thermophilic Raw Milk Yogurt

How to Make Mesophilic Raw Milk Yogurt

 
 

Using Previously Frozen Milk for Culturing

The Benefits and Perils of a Long Culturing Time for Yogurt

Enhancing Yogurt: Thickening Homemade Yogurt

 
Non-Dairy Yogurt

 

Thickening Homemade Yogurt

Dairy-free Yogurt

Vegan Yogurt

Vegan Raw Almond Milk Yogurt

Hemp Milk Yogurt

Cultured Coconut

How to Make Non-Dairy Yogurt

Making a Dairy Mother Culture for Non-Dairy Yogurt


 
 

Alternative Milks for Making Yogurt 

Homemade Soy Milk

Homemade Raw Nut Milk

Homemade Rice Milk

Homemade Hemp Milk

Homemade Sunflower Seed Milk

Homemade Cashew Milk

Homemade Coconut Milk


 
Troubleshooting

 

Yogurt Starter FAQs

Yogurt Making Troubleshooting FAQ

Warm Weather Care for Starter Cultures


   

Cold Weather Care for Starter Cultures 

Using Previously Frozen Milk for Culturing

The Benefits and Perils of a Long Culturing Time for Yogurt

 
Yogurt Making How-to Videos


How to Make Greek Yogurt (VIDEO)

How to Make Bulgarian Yogurt (VIDEO)

How to Make Yogurt Using a Direct-set Yogurt Starter (VIDEO)

 
 

How to Make Piima Yogurt (VIDEO)

How to Make Viili Yogurt (VIDEO)

How to Make Filmjolk Yogurt (VIDEO)

How to Make Matsoni Yogurt (VIDEO)

 



 
 

 
                       

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