Culturing dairy products adds enzymes and provides probiotic benefits. This is an especially helpful process when using pasteurized milk, where the original enzymes and living biota have been cooked out.
Making single-serving yogurt in a crockpot is simple. The individual containers are reusable and the yogurt stays fresh and firm for several weeks. I leave a little head room in the jars for mix-ins. Great for yogurt on the go!