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Old 11-22-2020, 12:21 PM   #1
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What to do with sour cream

so I use sour cream in a recipe and the rest just sits there until I throw it out. It has happened many times. Any suggestions on how to use it?

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Old 11-22-2020, 01:25 PM   #2
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Where to start... baked potatoes, cheesecakes, dips for veggies or chips, a dollop with your chili, salad dressings, nachos and other Mex favs, etc.


Here ae 39 recipes from BA...

https://www.bonappetit.com/recipes/s...-cream-recipes
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Old 11-22-2020, 01:31 PM   #3
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so I use sour cream in a recipe and the rest just sits there until I throw it out. It has happened many times. Any suggestions on how to use it?
Use it in mashed potatoes instead of milk/cream.
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Also as garnish on tacos. In many recipes, sour cream can be substituted for yogourt and vice versa.

You can use it to make quark, which is very much like cream cheese. Instructions for making quark. That thread also has suggestions for ways to use quark.
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Old 11-22-2020, 07:56 PM   #5
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Put on a piece of bread, sprinkle some salt, lightly, enjoy sour cream sandwich.
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Old 11-23-2020, 09:12 PM   #6
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use in pancake batter in biscuit recipes, nixed with seasoning salt as a dressing for sliced cucumbers, to make ranch dressing, to make blue cheese dressing, combine with vanilla and cream cheese, and sugar to make a cheesecake flavored topping for graham crackers, and I haven't hardly scratched the surface of how many ways sour cream can be used. It can even be used in cake icings.

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Old 11-24-2020, 06:19 AM   #7
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Add a dollop of sour cream to your scrambled eggs, french toast, omelet, etc...

A mixture of sour cream and chunky salsa makes a nice salad dressing.

Add sour cream to mayonnaise for a cabbage salad dressing, tuna salad, chicken salad, etc...

For dessert try this simple recipe.

1 bunch seedless grapes washed and stemmed.
1 cup sour cream
2 T brown sugar

Combine sour cream and brown sugar spoon over chilled grapes or add grapes stir to coat and chill prior to serving.

Also 5 cup ambrosia salad.

Combine and chill 1 cup of each ingredient for at least an hour before serving to soften/melt the marshmallows.
Mini marshmallows
Sweetened shredded coconut
Sour cream
Mandarin oranges drained
Pineapple tidbits drained

You can also add grapes or maraschino cherries to the basic mixture.
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Old 04-29-2022, 06:05 AM   #8
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There are a few things you can do with sour cream.

One option is to make Deviled Eggs. Hard boil eggs, then cut them in half and remove the yolks. Mix the yolks with some sour cream, dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Then put the mixture back into the egg whites and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Another option is to create a healthy dip for your next vegetable platter. Combine 1 cup of sour cream with 2 tablespoons of ranch dressing mix (or any other desired seasoning). Chill the dip before serving.

You can also add it in soup.

Pancakes and crepes
are another excellent option. Simply add a dollop of sour cream on top of your favorite recipe. The result is a delicious and decadent breakfast treat. And if you're feeling really ambitious, you can even use sour cream in place of butter in your pancakes or crepes for an ultra-rich experience. So don't let that sour cream go to waste - put it to good use in your kitchen!
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Old 04-29-2022, 08:17 AM   #9
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georgevan, what recipe do you use your sour creme in?
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Old 04-29-2022, 09:07 AM   #11
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Russians put sour cream on everything. Soups too like Lagman and Borscht.
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Russians put sour cream on everything. Soups too like Lagman and Borscht.
And potato pancakes, salad dressing, mashed potatoes
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If you do any baking, buttermilk, yogurt, and sour cream are usually interchangeable.
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I used to make pierogis, and the dough called for sour cream. the uncooked pierogi could be frozen. So aa good way too use up the sour cream, freeze and not have to worry about it spoiling or going to waste
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Russians put sour cream on everything. Soups too like Lagman and Borscht.


Not Lagman. Borscht yes.
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Not Lagman. Borscht yes.
Is Lagman this? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laghman_(food))
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Old 05-09-2022, 10:08 AM   #17
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We have been buying the sour cream in the squirt tube. I think its ™Daisy brand.
This tube lasts much longer than the plastic containers.
In fact I had some (it had been previously opened) that I found in the back of the fridge hiding. It had been there easily 2 months. So I tasted a drop and it was like new.
From now on I will buy the squirt tube. Its also very easy to use. Especially with tacos!
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We like Daisy sour cream.

Just once we bought the squeeze bottle, mainly for tacos.

Used it up and went back to tubs. No idea why.

Time to revisit the squeeze tube.

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I'll have to look for tubes. That would be great for taco night.

Or any other meal that adds a splotch of. Sometimes it's difficult and makes a mess getting it to the dish or off the spoon.
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I'll have to look for tubes. That would be great for taco night.

Or any other meal that adds a splotch of. Sometimes it's difficult and makes a mess getting it to the dish or off the spoon.
I have never seen tubes of sour cream. If it's just for the convenience, there are fillable tubes for food. This link takes you to the search results page on Amazon.ca: https://www.amazon.ca/s?k=fillable+t...sl_j4ppk7afw_p
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