A tasty, creamy cheese that makes sandwiches and bagels better. It is incredibly easy to make, and there are countless variations. Use a full-fat yogurt if possible, like Balkan style. Many other ingredients, like minced olives, fresh herbs, or sweet ingredients, are simple to experiment with.
Line a strainer with 2 layers of cheesecloth; place over a large bowl for drainage.
In a medium bowl mix together yogurt garlic salt and pepper.
Pour yogurt mixture into the cheesecloth-lined strainer.
Place the strainer and drainage bowl in the refrigerator until all of the liquid has drained 1 to 2 days.
Empty the drainage bowl occasionally so you can tell when cheese has stopped draining.