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 All of that activity is bound to work up an appetite, so book it to brunch at Uptown Café, a New Orleans-style restaurant featuring jazz tunes alongside hearty AM options like cottage cheese pancakes or huevos rancheros. Nicole Schnitzler, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Sep. 2023 The virus has not been found in sour cream or cottage cheese. Susanne Rust, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 All told, the agency has tested nearly 300 samples of dairy products, including sour cream and cottage cheese, collected from 38 states. Ed Cara / Gizmodo, Quartz, 2 May 2024 With swaps like ground turkey and cottage cheese, this tasty dish is still perfectly cheesy and rich. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 16 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for cottage cheese 

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cottage cheese was in 1831

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“Cottage cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

cottage cheese

: a very soft cheese made from soured skim milk

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