American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A coarse, loosely woven cotton gauze, originally used for wrapping cheese.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse cotton fabric of an open texture, used in cheese-making for wrapping the cheese. It is also used for other purposes, as for a ground for embroidery, etc., and, when made with a flner texture, for women's gowns.
- n. A loosely woven cotton gauze, originally used to wrap cheese, but now used for various culinary tasks and by farmers to shade crops and keep birds off.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A thin, loosely-woven cotton cloth of a gauze texture, such as is used in pressing cheese curds.
- n. a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses
- cheese + cloth (Wiktionary)
“Tie up some yogurt in cheesecloth and hang it over a bowl for 4-8 hours.”
“Add the minced pepper and lemongrass (only pieces not in cheesecloth bag).”
“You can wrap the cloves in cheesecloth before adding to the sauce to make them easier to remove.”
“For many years I wrapped the two sides of salmon in cheesecloth after rubbing on the cure as an aid in turning the fish as it cures.”
“To make your own: Wrap cottage cheese in cheesecloth and place in a colander or strainer nested inside a bowl.”
“For a movie only fifty minutes long, wasting time repeating itself, as opposed to blowing that same amount of time on developing the characters or explaining the plot with sufficient holes to make me think the script was written on cheesecloth, is just plain insulting.”
“Wrap cake (s) in cheesecloth soaked in sherry, and store in airtight container for a month or more.”
“Tie up the split feet with twine or wrapped in cheesecloth, putting them back together in original form.”
“Bacteria will quickly attack meat exposed to warm air, so the next step is to protect your venison during transporting and aging by placing the skinned quarters in cheesecloth gamebags that have been treated with a simple citric solution (see below).”
“Wrap onions, shallots, ginger and parsnips in cheesecloth and lower into the pot.”
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A list of bookbinding terms and phrases, for assembling new or repairing/reassembling old books.
being items relating to food, cooking and the kitchen.
Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
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