sour cream


Definition of sour cream

: a soured cream product produced by the action of lactobacilli

Examples of sour cream in a Sentence

He put sour cream on his baked potato.

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From there, add your toppings—cheese, avocado, sour cream, hot sauce, healthy green things—and then roll the burrito in some aluminum foil. DO NOT skip this step. Alex Beggs, Bon Appetit, "Life Moves Fast. That’s Why You Gotta Take Your Breakfast Burrito To-Go.," 17 May 2018 Meanwhile, make slaw: In large bowl, whisk together sour cream, vinegar, poppy seeds, remaining 1/4 cup buttermilk, pinch cayenne and 1/4 teaspoon salt. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Crispy Hot-Honey Chicken Sliders," 26 Nov. 2018 The sour cream, chicharrón, and avocado, are optional. Scarlett Lindeman, Bon Appetit, "The Best Healthy Restaurants in Mexico City," 28 Mar. 2018 Chief executives at brands including The Good Bean and Biena Snacks, whose roasted chickpeas come in familiar flavors such as honey roasted and sour cream and onion, say sales have at least doubled in the past year. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "Beans: The Superfood You've Always Known," 17 Mar. 2018 Serve garnished with cilantro, a little sour cream or a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Kathleen Purvis, charlotteobserver, "Stuck at home because of snow? Try this quick recipe using stuff in your cabinet.," 17 Jan. 2018 The Food Stalls at the Central Market Hall (Nagy Vásárcsarnok)Why eat a huge disk of fried dough slathered with garlic and sour cream? András Szántó, Condé Nast Traveler, "Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Budapest," 29 Aug. 2018 The whole little pie is generously topped with lettuce, sour cream and a pleasantly peppery salsa. Anchorage Daily News, "Anchorage, rejoice: food truck season has arrived," 6 Apr. 2018 Use a mortar and pestle to crush the garlic and the anchovies to a paste; add to the bowl, along with the sour cream and mayonnaise. Sarah Fritsche,, "Recipe: Baby Iceberg Wedge Salad With Chilled Shrimp, Mint & Green Goddess," 3 July 2018

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1776, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sour cream

: a thick cream that has a sour flavor

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