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.
Recent Examples on the Web Burritos are stuffed with refried beans, sour cream and Honduran queso duro (a hard white cheese). Phillip Valys,, 3 Sep. 2021 For best results, make sure that eggs, sour cream and olive oil are at room temperature before beginning. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Sep. 2021 This is not your average super burrito, the extra fat one with rice, sour cream and guacamole that’s ubiquitous across the Bay Area. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 16 Aug. 2021 The herbs are added to a creamy, tangy base of sour cream, mayonnaise and buttermilk. Washington Post, 10 Aug. 2021 Next, pour in the chicken broth and sour cream and mix. Ariana Romero,, 4 Aug. 2021 Refrigerate until cold, garnish with reserved cherries, sour cream, and mint and serve at once. Beth Segal, cleveland, 23 July 2021 Combine herbs, almonds, jalapeño, green onions, avocado, salt, pepper, sour cream, mayo, lemon zest and juice in a food processor and blend until almonds are finely ground but not puréed. Anchorage Daily News, 22 July 2021 Serve with vegetables, tortillas, remaining limes, sour cream, radishes and cilantro. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 22 June 2021

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First Known Use of sour cream

1776, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sour cream was in 1776

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8 Sep 2021

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“Sour cream.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of sour cream

: a thick cream that has a sour flavor

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