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

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The simple crust filled with sheep's milk or cottage cheese was brought to this country by European colonists. CBS News, "Say "Cheesecake!"," 18 Nov. 2010 The surprising addition of cottage cheese tethered all the ingredients together with a silky creaminess. Washington Post, "Breakfast pizza makes an ideal dish for a brunch crowd," 15 July 2019 The employer stocks the office refrigerator every Monday morning with fruit, vegetables, juices, hummus, yogurt, cheese, cottage cheese and other healthy snacks free to the staff plus fresh popcorn made Friday mornings. Leigh Farr, azcentral, "Small Company Rankings," 13 June 2019 Breakfast My breakfast is usually leftovers from the night before fried up with eggs or a bowl of cottage cheese and tomato drizzled with balsamic vinegar and sprinkled with the good salt. Stephanie Ganz, Bon Appétit, "How I Conquer Existential Dread By Meal Planning for My Family," 19 June 2019 Spoon the cottage cheese onto a platter and top with the cucumber salad., "Recipe: Cucumber Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Parsley Oil and Cottage Cheese," 5 June 2019 Breakfast Get your day started with 1/2 cantaloupe topped with 3/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese, plus 1 slice toasted raisin bread, spread with 1 tablespoon apple butter. Delia A. Hammock, M.s., Good Housekeeping, "A 7-Day, 1,300-Calorie Meal Plan," 10 Nov. 2014 Use them in salads, Greek yogurt, cottage cheese, hot or cold cereal, salsa, tea, cocktails, mocktails -- the options are endless. Molly Kimball,, "Why you should eat blueberries every day (or at least regularly)," 15 May 2018 And bread isn't the only offender: canned soups and veggies, frozen dinners, and deli meats all have high sodium counts, as do seemingly-healthy items like sports drinks and cottage cheese. Karen Ansel, Woman's Day, "This Is What Your Daily Sodium Intake Should Really Be," 14 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of cottage cheese

1831, in the meaning defined above

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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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