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View Poll Results: How do you like your yogurt?
Fruit on bottom 18 15.13%
Blended 31 26.05%
Either 28 23.53%
Neither 30 25.21%
Other 12 10.08%
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:50 AM
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Yogurt

I have a strong preference for "fruit on bottom" yogurt, even though I immediately stir it all together.
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:25 PM
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I only buy plain yogurt--makes it more versatile for me. That said, plain yogurt is sometimes a little difficult to find.
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:28 PM
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I had to vote "Other" because there was no option for "Frozen".
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:48 PM
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i make unflavored and unsweetened yogurt as well as making flavored, sweetened and thickened it in some combination homemade. as well as having fruited, flavored, sweetened after making.

for store bought i get the large containers of unflavored or flavored.
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Old 12-23-2012, 01:00 PM
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I like either, but when I have fruit on the bottom (or fruit corner), I don't stir it together. Contrast-within-a-mouthful of flavours, textures, temperatures, etc is one of my favourite things.
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:10 PM
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Neither. I make my own and flavor it with Grade B maple syrup.
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:11 PM
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Plain for cucumber dip and sour cream alt.

Mixed/Yoplait for quick fix instead of pudding snack.

Fruit on the bottom taste best.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:27 PM
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Remember the Dannon fruit-on-the-bottom with the waxed paper lids? My favorites were raspberry and boysenberry. Man, that stuff was great. It's not the same now.

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Old 12-23-2012, 04:35 PM
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Of the two, I prefer on the bottom because on the bottom yogurts have at least a fighting chance of being actual yogurt, and not some fat free gelatinous blech filled with artificial flavors and sweeteners in frightening colors.

But I'd actually rather have plain greek yogurt with a drizzle of honey.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:39 PM
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I generally go with Stonyfield Farms with the fruit on the bottom. One of these days I'll learn to make my own.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:59 PM
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I generally go with Stonyfield Farms with the fruit on the bottom. One of these days I'll learn to make my own.
It is, literally, easier than falling off a log (logs are scary and it's hard to make yourself fall on purpose). We just don't go through it fast enough for me to bother anymore. http://homecooking.about.com/od/dair...r/bldairy9.htm
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:26 PM
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I buy plain full fat yogurt, and add dried fruit to it. It sets overnight, then just before lunch the bran buds go in for a healthy, crunchy part of my noon meal.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:28 PM
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Greek-style yogurt, of course.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:39 PM
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I like plain Greek yogurt that I can stir my own jam and fresh fruit into.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:48 PM
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I mostly eat Greek yogurt these days, which is virtually all FotB. This works for me because I can mix it up or not however I want. When I'm at home, though, I mix plain nonfat Greek yogurt with vanilla, Splenda, cinnamon, and whatever fresh fruit or applesauce I have. Tasty and none of the sugar of the regular stuff.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:53 PM
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Plain Greek yogurt for me as well. Sometimes I add a pinch of sugar for texture or a bit of cardamom, but I usually take it as is.
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Old 12-23-2012, 07:13 PM
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I just don't like yogurt. There are some sauces with yogurt in them I like, but for those you don't really taste the yogurt.
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:50 AM
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Any kind is okay, as long as it's yogurt and not yoghurt. The latter sounds too painful.
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Old 12-24-2012, 01:37 AM
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Plain Greek yogurt , preferably with blue berries or other berries, if not with some other sliced fruit. (figs were fantastic). I ate this daily for about 3 months, then stopped when I got to the point I couldn't eat a bite. Time to start again though, but maybe not every day. It made an easy "meal" with museli or granola to have on my night shifts. Not too heavy, but gave me energy to get through my shift, and if you put frozen berries in it the yogurt freezes up enough. It was kind of a nice frozen yogurt treat midway through my shift.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:38 AM
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I don't like jam or anything jam-like, so I don't like fruit on the bottom.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:54 AM
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Vanilla low fat, no sugar added yogurt, and I add my own frozen berries.
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:04 AM
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Greek yogurt, plain or perhaps vanilla. I like to stir in some granola and perhaps some blueberries.
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Old 12-24-2012, 10:42 AM
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We usually buy plain yogurt and stir in a spoonful of jam. Same concept as FOTB, but it's cheaper, and you don't get that weird curdled layer between the yogurt and the fruit.
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Old 12-24-2012, 11:21 AM
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I've had good examples of both kinds, but I don't think I've ever had a really bad "fruit on the bottom" yogurt. I've had some pretty crappy blended stuff, though.
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Old 12-24-2012, 01:52 PM
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I just don't like yogurt. There are some sauces with yogurt in them I like, but for those you don't really taste the yogurt.
Same here. I have tried many different brands and varieties, but for the most part, I don't like yogurt. I like TCBY frozen yogurt, but that sort of defeats the purpose of eating yogurt. As for the trend of using frozen yogurt instead of ice cream/ice milk in "milkshakes", Do Not Want. It tastes sour and sometimes even soapy, and again, if the yogurt is frozen then I'm not getting the live culture, so why bother?

I've had a few dishes that used yogurt in them that I actually liked. There's a gelatin dessert, and deviled eggs with yogurt instead of mayo. For the most part, though, I've quit even trying to find a yogurt that I'll eat. Instead, I take probiotic chewtabs.
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Old 12-24-2012, 06:05 PM
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When I hear the phrase "Greek yogurt," I think of the garlic yogurt I had the first time I visited Crete. Wonderful stuff....
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:58 PM
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Astro Balkan style. Higher fat than most, not that I need the calories, but it just tastes really good for plain yogurt. Sometimes I add leftover cranberry sauce or maple syrup if I want more of a treat.
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