cottage cheese


Definition of cottage cheese

: a bland soft white cheese made from the curds of skim milk

called also Dutch cheese, pot cheese, smearcase

Examples of cottage cheese in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her dairy’s milk ends up in products ranging from cottage cheese to RumChata, though by far her favorite is ice cream. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 Oct. 2021 Lots of fiber and lean protein: cottage cheese, eggs, fruit, veggies, oatmeal. Washington Post, 5 Aug. 2021 Containers for butter, sour cream cottage cheese, yogurt, jello, and fruit slices would fall into the tub category. Brook Endale, The Enquirer, 26 Aug. 2021 In fact, nearly 163 million Americans consumed cottage cheese last year. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 July 2021 Main courses include fresh dishes made from chicken, salmon, eggs, vegetables, and more, and there's even a breakfast menu for oatmeal and cottage cheese. Rachel King, Fortune, 4 July 2021 And the palak paneer, slow-cooked spinach in a comforting, creamy sauce studded with generous cubes of creamy cottage cheese, rounded out a satisfying meal for our vegetarian guests. Mara Severin, Anchorage Daily News, 1 July 2021 The next, my tines are hoisting cubes of pleasantly chewy cottage cheese flavored with a cashew nut sauce that’s gold with turmeric, sweet with fenugreek and rich with cream (methi chaman). Washington Post, 22 June 2021 Nick Augustino, owner of East Side, said entrees used to be served with an appetizer of cottage cheese, cole slaw and crackers, then with soup or salad, vegetables, potatoes, dessert and coffee. Susan Dunne,, 1 June 2021

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First Known Use of cottage cheese

1831, in the meaning defined above

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12 Oct 2021

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“Cottage cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cottage cheese

: a type of soft white cheese that has a mild flavor

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Kids Definition of cottage cheese

: a very soft white cheese made from soured skim milk

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