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MAKING AND USING COTTAGE CHEESE IN THE HOME 9
and cold dishes. The cheese made by pers, should be used; and celery, cuthe
rennet process, which is smooth cumbers, green peppers, crisp lettuce,
and mildly acid, is more satisfactory or cabbage should be used to add sucfor
use in cooked dishes, while the culence.
cheese soured by the natural method
is more suitable for cold dishes. To &U
point out some of the many ways in
which cottage cheese may be served, 4 f
the suggestions below are given.
PLAIN COTTAGE CHEESE
Most people like plain uncooked cottage
cheese. It is especially pleasing - -
in summer, and when blended with rich
cream and a little salt it is enjoyed
by many. It is often eaten with Fi. 7.--Cottage-cheese salad with fruit, an
sugar and cream. When cream is attractive feature of the luncheon
lacking, whole milk is used to moisten
the cheese and sugar. Not only sweet STUFFED-PRUNE SALAD
cream, but sour cream or melted butter
added to cottage cheese improves Remove the stones from cooked
its flavor and increases the food value. prunes. Stuff prunes with cottage
Cottage cheese, being mild in flavor, cheese which has been seasoned with
combines nicely with other things that salt and pepper. Serve on lettuce
give variety of flavor. Berries, leaves with mayonnaise dressing.
peaches, or other fresh fruits may be Dates or figs may be used instead of
used in this way; also canned fruits, prunes if desired.
raisins, cut dates, or other dried fruits,
brown sugar, honey, jam or marma- COTTAGE CHEESE AND PEPPER SALAD
lade, or chopped nuts.
Broken nut meats, chopped pimen- Remove pulp and seeds from a green
tos, finely cut green peppers, diced pepper. Stuff pepper with cottage
cucumbers, or other crisp vegetables cheese, seasoned with salt and pepper.
may also be mixed with the cheese. Chopped nuts and chopped red pepper
Horse-radish, onion juice, and parsley or onion may be added to the cheese.
make. a good combination. Ground Let stuffed pepper stand in a cool place
sage makes a good seasoning. for one hour, slice, and serve on lettuce
Dry cheese should be seasoned well, leaves.
packed into a buttered earthen or
enamel dish, chilled, turned out on a PINEAPPLE AND CHEESE SALAD
platter, and served in slices.
Cottage - cheese balls rolled in
SALADS AND SALAD DRESSINGS chopped nuts, served on a slice of pineapple,
make a delicious salad.
Cottage cheese lends itself especially
well to salads. If enough is used the No. 1
salad may serve as the main dish of
the meal. French, Mayonnaise or 2 cupfuls cottage cheese.
boiled dressings go well with cheese 1 cupful pickled beets, cubed.
salad. The cheese may be formed into Mix, add salad dressing, and serve
balls or slices; it may be molded in isp ltuce
tiny cups or passed through a pastry on crsp lettuce.
Variation.-Foods that combine well
with cottage cheese in salads are 1 cupful chopped cabbage.
crisp, fresh vegetables; cooked or % cupful celery, cut fine.
canned vegetables; fresh, dried, canned, 1 cuful chopped apple (red peeling may be
or preserved fruits (fig. 7); nuts; feft on).
olives; rice; potatoes. With the last Mix with a cottage-cheese salad
two some highly flavored and bright dressing, and serve on a lettuce or a
garnish, like pimentos or green pep- small cabbage leaf.
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Matheson, K. J. (Kenneth Jesse), 1885-1940 & Hoover, Jessie M. (Jessie May). Making and using cottage cheese in the home., book, 1936; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3449/m1/11/: accessed August 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.