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Cottage Cheese
 
 

cottage cheese

 

Save money on cottage cheese by making it last longer.  Cottage cheese will last longer and be more thrift friendly if you store it upside down.

 

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Here are a couple recipes that make good use of cottage cheese.

 

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients

 

1 cup sour cream
2 cups small curd cottage cheese
1 egg, whipped
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 package (7 ounces) elbow macaroni
paprika
 

Cook macaroni, and drain. In a large bowl mix the sour cream, cottage cheese, egg, salt and pepper.

Stir in the cheddar cheese, and then the macaroni. Garnish with the paprika.

Bake uncovered at 350 degrees in a greased baking dish for 30 minutes.

 

Mandarin Orange Salad

Ingredients

 

1 package orange jello (3 ounces)
1 carton of cottage cheese
1 can mandarin oranges
1 small can crushed pineapple
1 small container Cool Whip
 

Mix the jello and the cottage cheese together.  Drain the juice from the oranges and the pineapple, and then add both to the cottage cheese.

Fold in the Cool Whip.  Chill and serve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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