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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Potato Corner offers fries original, loopy, waffled sweet potato, chili-cheese and more, in flavors such as BBQ, cheddar, sour cream & onion and more. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Friday is Fry Day — National French Fry Day, that is. Here are a few faves.," 13 July 2018 Prepare the sauce, whisking together sour cream, mayonnaise, Parmesan, lemon zest, Tabasco, grated onion and mustard. Julia O'malley, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaskana recipe: Halibut Olympia a little better than you remember," 12 July 2018 Place the meat in the center of a flour tortilla with avocado, sour cream, salsa and other toppings. 12. Ellie Rushing,, "How to cook iguana burritos," 29 June 2018 Patrons can also top their order with add-ons like beef, tomatoes, nacho cheese sauce, tomatoes and sour cream. Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY, "Miss them? Taco Bell's Nacho Fries are making a comeback," 27 June 2018 One of my favorites is combining 6 ounces of cottage cheese and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice as a substitute for sour cream. Houston Chronicle, "Can banana aging be foiled?," 26 June 2018 Lightly whisk eggs and egg yolk in a medium bowl, then whisk in sour cream, milk, and butter. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "Extra-Corny Cornbread Muffins," 25 June 2018 This mock Devonshire cream is made by beating cream cheese with butter and sour cream. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Nothing says royal wedding like a tea party; time to start planning," 3 May 2018 Skip the sour cream and avocado sauce, and choose add-ons of salsa, jalapeno peppers, and tomatoes. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Is Taco Bell Healthy? "Live Mas" With These 7 Smart Orders," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of sour cream

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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