From coast to coast, an ancient food is finding an all-new audience. Americans have fallen in love with yogurt, thanks to its health-promoting cultures, creamy texture, and tangy flavor. No longer satisfied with just eating yogurt out of a little plastic snack cup, people are embracing new recipes, occasions, and creative uses for yogurt. Written for today's yogurt enthusiast, Yogurtcapitalizes on the strong interest in probiotics and health foods, the continued DIY food craze, and the stunning surge in the popularity of commercial Greek yogurt in recent years. It includes a guide to purchasing quality yogurt (all of the recipes work with store-bought brands), plus simple instructions for making homemade yogurt. From Roasted Pumpkin with Yogurt and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, to Golden Beet Soup, to Grilled Chicken with Spicy Yogurt-Saffron Marinade, these recipes are the perfect combination of simple and sophisticated, with inspiration from the culinary traditions of Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, India, and beyond.