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Best Yogurt

  • Milk Thistle Organic Dairy Farm

    See milkthistlefarm.com for Greenmarket locations

    The dairy pendulum has swung, from joyless skim to full-fat, glass-bottled, non-homogenized, and so local you should know the cow’s name. And the benefits extend beyond your cereal bowl. Last year, Dante Hess, whose Columbia County–based Milk Thistle has gained a cult Greenmarket following and a foothold at Momofuku Milk Bar, which transforms his product into Cereal Milk and soft-serve, introduced a new, value-added product: quasi-drinkable yogurt that’s so rich and thick you’ll need a spoon. Made only from the organic, batch-pasteurized milk of his pastured Jersey cows and live cultures, it’s a different creature entirely from the gummy, additive-laden stuff you find on supermarket shelves. Embellish it if you must with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup, or drink it straight for a pure, unmasked yogurt tang.

From the 2010 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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