Yogurt - Uses for liquid Whey 

I'm making unpasteurized milk yogurt, so I have acidic whey to use. Thanks to "the spruce Eats".

Soup stock: Whey adds a deep flavor as a base in soups and stews, much like a stock. Replace part of the stock or water in a soup recipe with whey.

Bake with it: The acidity of whey has a softening effect on glutenous bread and pizza dough. Some recipes even call for whey in the ingredient list.

Soak nuts or grains: Why use water when you can soak nuts and grains in whey? It adds flavor and probiotics to the nuts or grains. Or replace some of the liquid with whey when cooking grains.
Acid whey comes from products that have used bacterial action to acidify the food, like goat cheese, yogurt, sour cream, and labneh. Use acidic whey for these sorts of things:

Smoothies and mixed drinks: Whey is full of probiotics and has a bracing acidity. It may not be palatable on its own, but try it in smoothies or even cocktails. Replace milk or juice in a mixed drink for a bit of creamy tang. Just be aware that whey does have lactose in it still, so if you're intolerant, steer clear.

Make lacto-fermented soda: A dash of whey can be used to make a refreshing, effervescent beverage. Simply combine whey with soda water and, if desired, simple syrup for sweetness.

Kickstart lacto-fermentation: Since acid whey comes from lacto-fermented foods, it's already got a bunch of the good bacteria in it you need to get a good ferment. Add a tablespoon or two to a new ferment to get it bubbling for all sorts of veggies like cabbage, carrots, radishes, and more.

Feed it to animals: This is an age-old practice in Emilia-Romagna. The whey from the production of Parmigiano Reggiano is fed to the pigs that ultimately become prosciutto. Don't have pigs? Add some to your dog's diet, or supplement feed for backyard chickens.

Add to your beauty regimen: The acidity of whey tones skin, so add it to your bath water or swab on with a cotton ball for dewy skin.

Condition your hair: If you're using an alkaline shampoo (such as the no-poo method), whey acts as a balancer, neutralizing the pH. Even with regular shampoos, rinsing your hair with whey can make it smoother and shinier.

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