I LOVE yogurt. But I especially love homemade yogurt. I found a recipe online somewhere (unfortunately I don't remember where...and the page I printed out doesn't have a web address on it. Anyhoo...here is how I make my own scrumptious yogurt:
Milk (I sometimes use whole milk, but this particular time I used 2% milk because I was in crisis mode and that's all I had) Crisis = making taco soup for dinner and running out of sour cream. Enough said.
3. Once the thermometer reads 180, turn the heat off and let the milk cool back down to 110 degrees. This usually takes 1/2 hr. Turn your oven off.
5. Pour your milk/started mixture into a crock pot dish (minus the part you plug in) and place the lid on top.
6. Wrap the entire crock and lid with a bath towel and place into the oven. I know...it's really weird sticking your towel into the oven, but it doesn't ruin your towel...trust me.
7. Turn your oven light on.
8. Leave the yogurt in your oven overnight. In the morning, your yogurt should be set and look like this: