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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Hyde's ideal morning-after feast is a protein source like eggs, yogurt, or cottage cheese with a mix of leafy vegetables and healthy carbs like berries. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Holidays Are Coming—Here's How To Get Back On Track After a Big Meal," 19 Oct. 2018 According to Healthline, BV typically has a fishy odor, whereas yeast infections are itchier and produce cottage cheese-like discharge. Yerin Kim, Seventeen, "What Are the Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis and How Do I Know if I Have It?," 18 Sep. 2018 Lunch is cottage cheese with fresh fruit, like cantaloupe or peach. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "This Training Tweak Keeps Him Running at 70," 18 Aug. 2018 Yeast infections can produce a thick, white, odor-free vaginal discharge with an appearance similar to cottage cheese. Brittney Mcnamara, Teen Vogue, "What Your Vaginal Discharge Might Be Trying to Tell You," 9 Aug. 2018 Entertainment by Randy Renner begins at 11 a.m. Lunch features roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, and broccoli; alternate menu is chicken tortilla soup, cottage cheese and fruit on romaine. Linda Mcintosh,, "Bookmobiles put on parties at parks...," 19 Jan. 2018 Work some metabolism-boosting foods into your diet: apples, blueberries, cottage cheese, spinach, almonds and beans. Caroline Manzo, Woman's Day, "Caroline's Blog: How to Enjoy Special Events Without Gaining Weight," 23 Oct. 2014 The menu features cheeseburgers, potato salad, peas and carrots, and tropical fruit or a split pea soup, cottage cheese with fruit on romaine, wheat crackers and tropical fruit. Linda Mcintosh,, "Blue Star families honored," 13 July 2018 Dermatologist Sandra Lee, better known as Dr. Pimple Popper, is done keeping all the fun of popping cottage cheese–like cysts and miles-deep blackheads to herself. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Dr. Pimple Popper Launched a Pus-Shooting Board Game and Dear God, I'm Not OK," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of cottage cheese

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cottage cheese was in 1848

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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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