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leftover water from strained yogurt?

thew Mar 4, 2009 03:52 PM

i just strained some yogurt to make it all greeky thick and fage-y. now i have this leftover water, and i seem to recall there was some reason to not just toss it out; i'll be damned if can remember if that's true or why?

so CH? is there some reason not to toss this?

  1. Sam Fujisaka Mar 4, 2009 07:40 PM

    I just drink it!

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      smtucker Mar 4, 2009 07:47 PM

      While I was researching what to do with my whey, I read about a family that adds koolaid powder and that is what the kids can drink during snack time.

    2. goodhealthgourmet Mar 4, 2009 04:00 PM

      that's not water, it's whey. don't toss it.

      some ideas for use:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/344290
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/510855
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/549139
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/564884
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/497096
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/529759

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      1. re: goodhealthgourmet
        thew Mar 4, 2009 04:08 PM

        duh. of course. i was obviously having a brain fart. so which way do i take this whey?

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          smtucker Mar 4, 2009 07:37 PM

          Great as a water replacement in bread making. I make cheese once a week, and the whey is then used in my no-knead bread. Ups the flavor and the nutrition.

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