Created by JoanWagnerTeller on April 18, 2020
Step 1: Line a strainer with double-thickness cheese cloth (or use a paper coffee filter).
Step 2: Place strainer over a bowl.
Step 3: Mix yogurt with salt and pour into strainer.
Step 4: Cover and refrigerate at least 12 hours.
Step 5: Discard the whey and unmold onto a plate.
Step 7: Other options:
Step 9: Roasted Garlic Yogurt Cheese
Step 11: Wrap 1 large garlic bulb in a sheet of foil and roast at 400' F. 30 minutes or until soft. Squeeze out the garlic, mash until smooth, and stir into the yogurt cheese.
Step 13: Spiced Yogurt Cheese
Step 15: Stir in 2 teaspoons each of ground cumin and ground coriander, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, and ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
Step 17: Herbed Yogurt Cheese
Step 19: Stir in 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest and 1 cup of mixed chopped fresh herbs--dill, basil, mint, cilantro, parsley, tarragon, chives.