Definition of curd
1 : the thick casein-rich part of coagulated milk
2 : something suggesting the curd of milk
curdyplay \ˈkər-dē\ adjective
Examples of curd in a Sentence
The curds have separated from the whey.
The curd has separated from the whey.
Recent Examples of curd from the Web
Give them a Poutine Dog topped fries, gravy and cheese curds.
Yes, Canada's famous poutine (French fries laden with gravy and squeaky cheese curds) meets the doughnut.
In many traditional recipes, the filling is a thick lemon curd, a slow-cooked spread of eggs, lemons and butter.
Yard House was a close second with vampire tacos and cheese curds.
Poutine, consisting of fries smothered in cheese curds and gravy, originates in Quebec and often is consumed as a salve for too many drinks.
So there are chewy ping pong balls of ricotta with crumbles of lamb sausage and flecks of lemon; crisped octopus with lime curd; baby broccoli with Chinese black beans; and those weirdly rich potatoes a la plancha.
A few of the vendors featured will be returning, like Cape May Crab Cakes and Quality Concessions (with the deep fried cheese curds).
But the most important, and surprisingly transcendent, part of the meal was the buttermilk pie, with its lemon curd-meets-pecan-pie-like filling, a sweet, custardy slice tempered by a tangy sour cream sauce.
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First Known Use of curd
CURD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of curd for English Language Learners
: a thick substance that forms when milk becomes sour and that is used to make cheese
CURD Defined for Kids
Definition of curd for Students
: the thickened or solid part of milk that separates from the whey after milk sours and is used to make cheese
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