\ ˈshev(rᵊ) How to pronounce chèvre (audio) , ˈshev-rə \

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Recent Examples on the Web Make sure to check the chevre’s included, because that’s the key ingredient. Larry Bleiberg, USA TODAY, "Who needs guacamole? 10 great places that elevate avocado toast," 13 Sep. 2019 Lost Acres Orchard will supply freshly baked goods while Sweet Pea Cheese will bring their award winning chevre among other goat and cow dairy products., "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 18 Nov. 2019 The two not only look contrastingly beautiful together, the creamy, slightly salty chevre amplifies the fruit’s sweet juiciness. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "Summer romance: Watermelon and goat cheese were meant for each other," 11 July 2019 Specifically, some kind of chevre-like cheese with a much more sour taste. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Researchers Find 3,000 Year Old Cheese," 20 Aug. 2018 Items include: Executioner's Chop: Mixed greens, forbidden rice, pepperoncini, garbanzo beans, soppressata, chevre, sweet herb vinaigrette, Parmigiano. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Alice in Wonderland-themed bar Hatter and Hare now open in Phoenix," 12 July 2018 Mesquite honey chicken tacos ($12 for three) with fruit compote and chevre stick their toes over the line of being too saucy and sweet, but only just barely. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Helio Basin Brewing Co. brings Arizona cuisine to Phoenix brewery, but fascinating menu feels out of place," 6 June 2018 Black Olive Brittle & Goat Cheese Fans of chevre will appreciate the tang of this creamy goat cheese ice cream. Steffi Victorioso, Los Angeles Magazine, "Every Classic Flavor of Ice Cream at Salt & Straw, Ranked," 18 Apr. 2018 Preserves from Monkeypod Jam are made with local fruit, like a tart lilikoi curd and a star fruit ginger jelly, which pairs well with chevre from Kunana Goat Dairy and a fresh loaf from Midnight Bear Breads. Martha Cheng, WSJ, "3 Perfect Days on Kauai: The Quintessential Hawaiian Island," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of chèvre

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chèvre

French, literally, goat, from Old French chievre, from Latin capra she-goat, from caper he-goat — more at capriole

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“Chèvre.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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