Wednesday, March 14, 2007
WFMW (foolproof creamy cottage cheese)
It's time to post yet another WFMW tip.

I like cottage cheese but try as I might I could never find a brand that was creamy enough for my liking. I tried so many different kinds and just got more and more frustrated!

Finally, I decided to take matters into my own hands. I took a container of cottage cheese, and added a splash of 2% milk, giving it a good stir. Suddenly, I had extra creamy cottage cheese! Alleluia!

Now that I've got my cottage cheese creamy enough, I like to experiment with variations. I could buy the Breakstone's Cottage Doubles at the store, but I like to mix in my own fresh fruit instead (strawberries,l peaches, blackberries).

I've also been known to mix together the following ingredients: 3 tablespoons of applesauce to 1/2 to 1 cup of low-fat cottage cheese and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Extra creamy cottage cheese work for me! To see what works for others, be sure to check out the other links at Shannon's, the creator of Works-For-Me Wednesday!

My past WFMW entries:

stainless steel ball whisk
Uses for your child's wagon
10 Reasons Why Parents Should Not Spank
Love Sweet Love
travel tip
free children's printables
calendar labels
Strawberry Spinach Salad
mesh laundry bag uses
12 lbs 'til Christmas
toddler healthy eating techniques
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Grocery Game website
No Fear Shakespeare
list of age appropriate children's chores
linking within comments
baptism gift
creating blogger categories
alternate use for pot rack
cake decorating tips
unique way to stay connected
cake baking tip
comforts of home while traveling
quenching the thirst of your little one
pie crust made in bulk
hot chocolate kicked up a notch

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11 Comments:
At 10:19 PM, Blogger Susanne said...

Yummy ideas...I love cottage cheese!

 
At 3:49 AM, Blogger Stephanie said...

My kids can go through a serious amount of cottage cheese! this would also help stretch it a bit further!

 
At 4:33 AM, Blogger Twisted Cinderella said...

I love cottage cheese and applesauce and a little splenda! Yummy! I also like cottage cheese with blueberries.

 
At 6:01 AM, Anonymous Becky said...

You know I don't think that I've ever even tried cottage cheese. When I was younger and my mom used to eat it all the time ~ I just couldn't get past the texture. But, I love cheese...all kinds. And, when I was doing my grocery shopping this week I seriously considered buying some. I didn't, but I think I will next time around. I think it would be a great snack! And, if I do try it I'll be sure to add some milk to it! Thanks!

 
At 8:03 AM, Blogger Rosie said...

Great idea! I was reading your earlier post about privacy and I have worried about it myself. I think that we do need to think and not put up anything that is too personal or with too much information. I loved the pictures on your blog. My husband lived in Ireland for two years and his parents later did for 1 1/2 years. I have only visited once and would love to go again! It is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

 
At 9:17 AM, Blogger Jennifer said...

I like mine creamier too and don't often find what I like. This is a great idea. Thanks!

 
At 10:14 AM, Blogger GiBee said...

I love the breakstones regular, made with whole milk, fatten-you-up kind, because it's creamier than the 2% or weakened skim milk variations, but I must admit ... it's very, VERY thick, so I can see how adding milk would make it nice and creamy!

 
At 12:38 PM, Anonymous kailani said...

I've never cared too much for cottage cheese but that actually looks pretty good!

 
At 5:42 PM, Blogger mira said...

My favorite from when I was a kid is to mix sour cream and cottage cheese together and top with fresh fruit (especially blueberries). Mmmmmmmm, I could go for a bowl right now.

 
At 5:42 AM, Anonymous Mike said...

Perhaps I'm one of the few guys on earth who shies away from cottage cheese. Don't know why.


Mike
http://somethingaboutparenting.typepad.com/

 
At 12:47 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the tip. I often find that low-fat cottage cheese is too dry. I wonder if you could you skim milk instead of 2%. Think I'll give it a try.

 

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