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sour cream

noun
1.
cream soured by the lactic acid produced by a ferment.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25, Americanism
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  • Cottage cheese subs for sour cream, making the dip high in protein and low in fat.
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  • Recently, he used dehydrated squash and sour cream powders to match a soup entree.
  • If using sour cream, add it without reducing heat or waiting.
  • We also control the number of butter pats our customers get and the amount of sour cream on their baked potatoes.
  • Add cottage cheese, sour cream or yogurt and you make the pancake rich and filling.
  • Instead of the traditional sour cream, this recipe calls for chopped tomatoes.
  • But not if they're fried or doused in high-fat sour cream, butter and cheese.
  • Most milk, yogurt, sour cream and similar products are sold in date-coded cartons that indicate a product's peak freshness.
  • The milk is a sub-ingredient contained in sour cream used to make the dough.
British Dictionary definitions for sour cream

sour cream

noun
1.
cream soured by lactic acid bacteria, used in making salads, dips, etc Also called soured cream
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