Making Your Own Yogurt - SLUniverse Forums
Navigation » SLUniverse Forums > Off Topic Discussion > Food » Making Your Own Yogurt


Food Discuss your unnatural emotional attachment to cheese and other such food related vices.

 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-07-2012, 02:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
Kitten Fuzz
 
Lo Jacobs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Chicago by way of Los Angeles
Posts: 4,692
SL Join Date: May 2004
Blog Entries: 17

Awards: 1
Special Achievement in Thread Titling 
Making Your Own Yogurt

Do any of you do this? I am curious about how to begin. Do you use a yogurt-maker? I would prefer to buy a functional one rather than create a makeshift one.

How should I get started?

Look how happy eating yogurt is making this woman:

__________________
I AM 100% SERIOUS
Lo Jacobs is offline   Reply With Quote
1 User Said Yay!:
1 User Laughed:
Old 05-07-2012, 02:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Phoebe Avro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 557
Business: The House of Avro
This is a great website for any DIY the link is the search for yogurt

Search Instructables
Phoebe Avro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 03:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
Technisch directeur
 
SimonLeo's Avatar
I am my business.
A yoghurt machine? lol.

Just put some yoghurt in some milk.
keep it nice and warm.

Wait.

Done.


Yoghurt is nothing more than milk with bacteria that have taken a dump in the food they just ate.
__________________

Get the land you want!

Last edited by SimonLeo; 05-07-2012 at 03:07 PM.
SimonLeo is offline   Reply With Quote
2 Users Laughed:
Old 05-07-2012, 03:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
Kitten Fuzz
 
Lo Jacobs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Chicago by way of Los Angeles
Posts: 4,692
SL Join Date: May 2004
Blog Entries: 17

Awards: 1
Special Achievement in Thread Titling 
I guess I'm asking if there's any special thing I should know about before embarking on my yogurt-making adventure.
__________________
I AM 100% SERIOUS
Lo Jacobs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 03:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
Technisch directeur
 
SimonLeo's Avatar
I am my business.
You need the right kind of bacteria.
Every bacteria has it's own optimal temperature(depends on the kind of yoghurt you are making) but somewhere around 35 degrees should be just fine.

You can just use existing yoghurt but I am sure you can also buy the bacteria somewhere (don't ask me where because I have no idea).

Oh and you won't need to wait long: after about half a day you'll have your yoghurt (this varies somewhat depending on temperature and kind of bacteria).

btw, beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks are even worse than yoghurt.
Those are suger water with bacteria taking a dump in their own food. But unlike the bacteria in yoghurt these bacteria died because they where poisoned by their own poo.
That is why the alcohol percentage can not get much higher than 12% without distilling this deadly food.

Think of that the next time you take a drink.
__________________

Get the land you want!

Last edited by SimonLeo; 05-07-2012 at 03:21 PM.
SimonLeo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 03:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
nubcake
 
Sea Warcliffe's Avatar
there otter be a law...
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,463
My Mood:
Yeah and all yeast bread is leavened by yeast farts And cheese! Let us not speak of cheese...

Relatively on topic - Ive heard using a thermos to help the the temperature stable helps. So like a thermos on a heating pad at 35 deg C or whatever they want.
__________________
"Whoever you are, stop being a twat-waffle". ~ Beebo Brink

Sea Warcliffe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 04:29 PM   #7 (permalink)
Emergency Mustelid
 
Argent Stonecutter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,965
Don't forget, Yogurt gives mice bigger balls
__________________
Argent Stonecutter -- Skyhook Station -- Coonspiracy Store

"And now I'm going to show you something really cool."


The previous is a cybernetic datum published - in direct contravention of DoD Regulation #229RR3X3 - as being conducive to the physical, psychological and/or social well-being of the population.
Argent Stonecutter is offline   Reply With Quote
2 Users Laughed:
Old 05-07-2012, 06:53 PM   #8 (permalink)
Now with 40% more Awesome

*SLU Supporter*
 
Siggy's Avatar
We can't stop here. This is bat country
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 8,672
My Mood:
Client: Tenacious - V
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lo Jacobs View Post
I guess I'm asking if there's any special thing I should know about before embarking on my yogurt-making adventure.
2 suggestions (and yeah I've made my own in the past - handed down from my mother)

1. You need 'starter yoghurt' - any generic store brand will do fine, just make sure it has ACTIVE CULTURES (yep they label it so its easy to find) and make sure it's plain-jane-generic unflavored.

2. Wash your jar (well I used a mason jar) with nice hot water and let it cool for a bit (I used scalding hot water) if you like (you don't want unwanted beasties in there... I give the same advice for people doing sourdough natural yeast bread).

That's about it really - my mother made hers by putting it over the water heater in the closet.

Mind you she bought a yoghurt 'machine' back in the 70's and used it as a display - faking it for our benefit while using the water heater method for actually making it... it took me years to get this info out of her.
__________________
And as it was in the beginning, so too shall it be in the end. That bullshit is bullshit, it just goes by different names.
Siggy is offline   Reply With Quote
1 User Said Thanks:
1 User Agreed:
Old 05-07-2012, 07:25 PM   #9 (permalink)
ガンバレ日本

*SLU Supporter*
 
eku Zhong's Avatar
rotisserie compulsive
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: 田舎
Posts: 12,797
My Mood:
SL Join Date: 9/29/2007
Business: Culprit
Client: LL beta
my mum made stuff which she called yogurt.. but really kefir.. and seems like its really popular recently.
she used a kefir mushroom (from tibet) and would put room temp milk into the earthenware pot it lived in .. and every morning drained it off.. (left it to thicken for a day or two and thats what we ate) rinsed the mushroom brainlike thingie.. (trimmed it if it got too big) added fresh milk and covered it up for the next day.

If you dont leave it to thicken you get a slightly fizzy sort of drinking yoghurt like sustance thats great whirled in the blender with some fresh fruit and crushed ice.
__________________
Culprit Blog * Culprit Store
eku Zhong is offline   Reply With Quote
2 Users Said Thanks :
1 User Agreed:
Old 05-07-2012, 07:54 PM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Nadia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,424
My Mood:
It took me a long time to actually like yogurt. And, this thread is making me wonder why I like it. I'm never going to look at it the same way again.
Nadia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 10:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
Emergency Mustelid
 
Argent Stonecutter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,965
Oh come on, anything that can give us non-computer-related mouse-ball jokes can't be all bad.
__________________
Argent Stonecutter -- Skyhook Station -- Coonspiracy Store

"And now I'm going to show you something really cool."


The previous is a cybernetic datum published - in direct contravention of DoD Regulation #229RR3X3 - as being conducive to the physical, psychological and/or social well-being of the population.
Argent Stonecutter is offline   Reply With Quote
2 Users Laughed:
2 Users Agreed:
Old 05-07-2012, 10:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
Tired

*SLU Supporter*
 
Brenda Archer's Avatar
Watery
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Portland
Posts: 8,700
My Mood:
SL Join Date: 4/28/2005
Blog Entries: 4
I loves me some yogurt.
Brenda Archer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 12:53 AM   #13 (permalink)
*blink*

*SLU Supporter*
 
Soen Eber's Avatar
Vatican mole
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Posts: 4,855
My Mood:
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nadia View Post
It took me a long time to actually like yogurt. And, this thread is making me wonder why I like it. I'm never going to look at it the same way again.
You really don't want to know how any food is made.

There's a reason our stomachs are essentially acid baths.
Soen Eber is offline   Reply With Quote
2 Users Agreed:
Old 05-08-2012, 01:11 AM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Johnnie Carling's Avatar
DEUS EST HOMO
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 3,693
My Mood:
SL Join Date: 2007-08-17
Client: Viewer Development
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nadia View Post
It took me a long time to actually like yogurt. And, this thread is making me wonder why I like it. I'm never going to look at it the same way again.
Don't forget milk comes from cow boobs

Anyway add my vote for not buying yogurt makers, waste of money really.
Johnnie Carling is offline   Reply With Quote
1 User Agreed:
Old 05-08-2012, 03:42 AM   #15 (permalink)
Ishtar was a great film.
 
Taco Rubio's Avatar
Serenity Now!
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3,224
My Mood:
SL Join Date: 2/15/1878
Hi, Lo,*

do you have a slow cooker? If so, here is a link for you, you already own a yogurt maker, you just don't know it yet.

If it comes out too runny for your tastes just put it in some cheesecloth over the sink and let it drain until you're happy with it. I tend to cook with my yogurt rather than just eat it, so I drain mine until it's more like creme fraiche consistency. Now that I've seen your OP, I realize that's also why I look nowhere near that happy ever.

Taco

*"Hi, Lo" - that joke never gets old to me, and never will.
Taco Rubio is offline   Reply With Quote
1 User Hugged You:
Old 05-08-2012, 04:06 AM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Jackal Ennui's Avatar
nuuuuuuuu
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,474
My Mood:
Business: lassitude & ennui
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sea Warcliffe View Post
Yeah and all yeast bread is leavened by yeast farts And cheese! Let us not speak of cheese...
And honeydew honey!
__________________
lassitude & ennui
original mesh - est. 2005
marketplace . in-world . blog
Jackal Ennui is offline   Reply With Quote
1 User Laughed:
Old 05-08-2012, 04:19 AM   #17 (permalink)
Ishtar was a great film.
 
Taco Rubio's Avatar
Serenity Now!
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3,224
My Mood:
SL Join Date: 2/15/1878
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackal Ennui View Post
And honeydew honey!
Don't get me started on what Soilent Green is made of
Taco Rubio is offline   Reply With Quote
1 User Laughed:
Old 05-08-2012, 05:25 AM   #18 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Johnnie Carling's Avatar
DEUS EST HOMO
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 3,693
My Mood:
SL Join Date: 2007-08-17
Client: Viewer Development
Quote:
Originally Posted by Taco Rubio View Post

If it comes out too runny for your tastes just put it in some cheesecloth over the sink and let it drain until you're happy with it.
tip* The more fat in the milk the less runny the yogurt.

Or you can add about 1/2 cup powdered milk at the same time you add the yogurt starter. That will also thicken things up.
Johnnie Carling is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 06:16 AM   #19 (permalink)
And you know that
 
bladyblue's Avatar
Play the game
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: The Realm of Rygeon
Posts: 5,605
My Mood:
SL Join Date: February 2005
Client: Firestorm
Send a message via MSN to bladyblue Send a message via Yahoo to bladyblue Send a message via Skype™ to bladyblue
And next week we will be featuring 'Make Your Own Medical Plan' to be used after you are hospitalized for eating bacteria you grew in your kitchen.
__________________
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in the rain...Time to die.-Roy Batty
bladyblue is offline   Reply With Quote
1 User Groaned:
3 Users Laughed:
2 Users Disagreed:
Old 05-08-2012, 06:31 AM   #20 (permalink)
Emergency Mustelid
 
Argent Stonecutter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,965
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackal Ennui View Post
And honeydew honey!
The bees clean virtually all of the bee poo out of the comb cells before they seal them up.
__________________
Argent Stonecutter -- Skyhook Station -- Coonspiracy Store

"And now I'm going to show you something really cool."


The previous is a cybernetic datum published - in direct contravention of DoD Regulation #229RR3X3 - as being conducive to the physical, psychological and/or social well-being of the population.
Argent Stonecutter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 06:48 AM   #21 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Johnnie Carling's Avatar
DEUS EST HOMO
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 3,693
My Mood:
SL Join Date: 2007-08-17
Client: Viewer Development
Quote:
Originally Posted by Argent Stonecutter View Post
The bees clean virtually all of the bee poo out of the comb cells before they seal them up.
/dofts her beekeeping veil

Bees never poo in the hive.

/takes off her beekeeping veil
Johnnie Carling is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 08:03 AM   #22 (permalink)
Emergency Mustelid
 
Argent Stonecutter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,965
Straight Dope agrees that they don't poo in the honey, but they may poo in the hive. Not to worry, "All bees eat is honey and pollen, and (for our purposes) that's all their poop contains. It's probably the least noxious poop in existence and quite safe to consume, at least when it's fresh."

Mmmmm, mmmm!
__________________
Argent Stonecutter -- Skyhook Station -- Coonspiracy Store

"And now I'm going to show you something really cool."


The previous is a cybernetic datum published - in direct contravention of DoD Regulation #229RR3X3 - as being conducive to the physical, psychological and/or social well-being of the population.
Argent Stonecutter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 08:09 AM   #23 (permalink)
Now with 40% more Awesome

*SLU Supporter*
 
Siggy's Avatar
We can't stop here. This is bat country
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 8,672
My Mood:
Client: Tenacious - V
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nadia View Post
It took me a long time to actually like yogurt. And, this thread is making me wonder why I like it. I'm never going to look at it the same way again.
It's like sausages and TV News.

If you really like it, don't EVER go and see how it's made.
__________________
And as it was in the beginning, so too shall it be in the end. That bullshit is bullshit, it just goes by different names.
Siggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 08:10 AM   #24 (permalink)
Technisch directeur
 
SimonLeo's Avatar
I am my business.
Honey = Bee spit.
__________________

Get the land you want!
SimonLeo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 08:11 AM   #25 (permalink)
Now with 40% more Awesome

*SLU Supporter*
 
Siggy's Avatar
We can't stop here. This is bat country
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 8,672
My Mood:
Client: Tenacious - V
Quote:
Originally Posted by bladyblue View Post
And next week we will be featuring 'Make Your Own Medical Plan' to be used after you are hospitalized for eating bacteria you grew in your kitchen.

Good to see that Second Life, Business, and Politics aren't your only subjects of complete ignorance Blady!
__________________
And as it was in the beginning, so too shall it be in the end. That bullshit is bullshit, it just goes by different names.
Siggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On