Recipe by Chef John
"We're going to use plain old yogurt, a little bit of salt, and a lot of time to make an easy and incredibly delicious homemade cheese. I found some sheeps' milk yogurt at the farmers' market, but I've done this with regular cows' milk yogurt and it works beautifully. The taste is more flavorful and tangier than regular cream cheese."
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package of cheesecloth
1 (32 ounce) container
plain yogurt (such as sheeps' milk yogurt)
Yum! Used 2% greek yoghurt, added minced garlic and chopped chives with the salt. Fantastic on French bread straight out of the oven.
This was fun to make and it really worked! Creamy and yummy. Thanks Chef John!
This is good
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
How to Make Cream Cheese
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 11
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