So I didnt make yogurt.

Friday, December 5, 2008

Because the recipe says not to use ultra-pasteurized milk and I accidentally bought that. I don't know how it would effect the recipe, but with all the stomach bugs going around here I certainly do not want to give myself food poisoning.

So instead I tried to make Frito candy. That recipe also came from crockpot365.blogspot.com I didn't really follow her recipe exactly and I probably should have mine turned out bad. It was really greasy and never came together so it was a total flop. I may try again following her recipe exactly though.


I did make some blackberry jam today though! I had to buy plain yogurt to have as my starter to make yogurt and so in an effort not to waste it I thought I would make something to mix into it so that it is good! All I did was take a washed 4 oz pkg of blackberries and 2 tbsp. of sugar in a sauce pan and brought that to a boil. Then I poured it into a glass container with a lid and put it in the refrigerator. I probably could have made a big batch and canned it but blackberries aren't in season so that would be expensive! I also bought some blueberries to make some blueberry jam and I will probably do that tomorrow.

If you are looking for a great dinner idea that is really awesome and not that hard to make head on over to thepioneerwoman.com and try her lasagna. Brian seriously loves it. This one is definitely a man pleaser!! It goes great with the bread sticks recipe I posted a little while ago!! See now you have one less meal to plan!!

Here's a link to the recipe:
http://tinyurl.com/6o9wwl

And I actually think that the meat mixture makes enough for two lasagnas so I made two and froze one. Just double everything except for the meat sauce mixture.

2 comments:

kdw said...

so my new favorite thing right now is plain, organic, greek yoghurt with honey mixed in it and cereal in it too (like special K or something like that) MMM! SO good! I am sure you could use your plain yoghurt that you bought and it would be a similar thing... you should try it.. so yummy! :) Thanks for the post! Its so fun to read all your ideas :)

Keri said...

I love greek yogurt too! I was planning on straining the yogurt I would make to make it greek yogurt! I made my own maple flax granola the other day and it goes really well in it too!

 
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