cottage cheese love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A soft white cheese made of strained and seasoned curds of skim milk. Also called pot cheese; also called regionally Dutch cheese, smearcase.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cheese curd product with a mild flavor. It is drained, but not pressed so some whey remains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the thick part of clabbered milk strained, salted, and pressed into a ball.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. mild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk


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  • You see now why it's on my list of "Worse Than They Sound" words. Blecch.

    February 19, 2007

  • Never heard of sweetbreads. I just looked it up. While eating. Whoops.

    February 18, 2007

  • Or sweetbreads?

    February 18, 2007

  • No haggis?

    February 18, 2007

  • Last night for dinner we had a bowl of curds & whey, coush-coush and boiled tongue. Man, that was eating!

    February 18, 2007

  • I am a product of my environment. My parents made me eat gross stuff!

    Actually it's funny, I'm not really afraid of anything. I just get squirmy easily.

    February 18, 2007

  • how squeamish you are.

    February 18, 2007

  • Once I learned how this stuff was made, I never touched it again. Just the phrase curds and whey gives me the shivers. The thought of coagulated lumps of soured dairy product, floating in a nondescript white goo, makes me want to puke. Repeatedly.

    February 18, 2007