farmer cheese


: a pressed unripened cheese similar to but drier and firmer than cottage cheese

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Varenyky, hand-folded into half-moons, might be stuffed with a mixture of farmer cheese, potato, and onion. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 25 Mar. 2022 The varenyky must be half-moon-shaped, Rogulskyi explained, and relatively elongated, with the filling—juicy shredded pork, soft curds of farmer cheese mixed with mashed potato and onion, plump sour cherries—distributed evenly throughout. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 25 Mar. 2022 Syrniki, farmer cheese pancakes, topped with fresh sour cream, its acid the perfect counterbalance to the sweetened batter. Washington Post, 9 Dec. 2020 Egg noodles with salt, pepper, a little butter and farmer cheese. Amy Drew Thompson,, 30 Sep. 2020 In fact, many of the dishes — such as the summer squash on a stick, dry pork loin with tuna aioli, and farmers cheese, tomato and chicory salad, were forgettable. Allyson Reedy, The Know, 2 Oct. 2019 The only menu miss was the unexceptional mezze plate, with Marcona almonds, marinated almonds, tahini hummus and whipped farmers cheese. San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Aug. 2019 Chèvre is dense and creamy, a rare textural combination for a fresh cheese (for comparison, consider the soppiness of whole-milk ricotta or the curdy crumble of farmer cheese). Tia Keenan, Bon Appetit, 15 May 2018 Shops stock farmer cheese from El Salvador, cold medicine from Guatemala and push-up jeans from Colombia. Maria Sacchetti, Washington Post, 16 Apr. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of farmer cheese was in 1904

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“Farmer cheese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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