Cheese-cake

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cheese-cake a cake made of soft curds, sugar, and butter, or whipped egg and sugar
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. cése, cýse, curdled milk (Ger. käse)—L. caseus.

Usage

In literature:

Beat to cream and then fill into the oblong cheese-cake pan, which has been lined with plain pastry.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
Set cakes on buttered dish and dust with a little finely grated cheese.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
I remember the first meal with him, a luncheon of fried sardines, fruit cake, bread and cheese.
"Golden Lads" by Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
The barley-cakes, porridge, and cheese were left untouched by the shame-faced group.
"Some Three Hundred Years Ago" by Edith Gilman Brewster
Here he turned pastry-cook, and was discovered by his mother by his cheese-cakes.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
I could get a whole cheese-cake in when no one was looking.
"Pixie O'Shaughnessy" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
They are also mixed in cake, and, by the Dutch, introduced into cheese.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Let her also set out twenty cakes, with a pat of fresh butter and a lump of cheese on each.
"The Norsemen in the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
Bread, cake, and cheese, shut up in this way, will not grow dry as in the open air.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
At Kiskiack, (now Chescake, pronounced Cheese-cake,) the severity of the cold again compelled the English to take shelter in the Indian wigwams.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
Muffins, toasted cheese, home-made jam and "spice cake"!
"Windyridge" by W. Riley
But at last it stopped and we found lots of good things, butter, cake, dried fruit, cheese, etc.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Cakes, cheese, and all manner of eatables are ours, even to profusion.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
He sold his watch, and bought a great bag full of hard bread and cheese and cakes.
"The William Henry Letters" by Abby Morton Diaz
He ate the cheese first, because it smelt so nice, and then he ate the cake.
"Kenneth McAlpine" by Gordon Stables
Tubs of veronica, a sort of sour milk, goat's-milk cheeses, and wheaten cakes.
"Albania" by E. F. Knight
Every year the inhabitants of the neighbourhood brought to it offerings of clothes, skins, cheeses, cakes, etc.
"Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore" by Charles Hardwick
As made in Paris, these cheeses are flat cakes containing approximately 40 per cent water and 35-45 per cent fat.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
I had an emerald pin, properly set, instead of its being set like that sort of cheese cake you are wearing.
"Dodo's Daughter" by E. F. Benson
Mrs. Grape had prepared a favourite dinner of his for the Sunday, lamb and peas, and a lemon cheese-cake.
"Johnny Ludlow, Third Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
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In poetry:

Bread is our only Sauce, a Barly-Cake,
Hard as your Cheese, and as the Devil black.
Our choicest Drink, (and that's the greatest Curse)
Is but bad Water, made by Brewing worse.
"A Letter From A Gentleman in Lincolnshire TO HIS Friend" by William Diaper
And she brought out oaten cakes, sweet milk, and cheese,
Which the soldiers devoured greedily at their ease,
And of which they made a hearty meal,
But, for such kind treatment, ungrateful they did feel.
"The Nithsdale Widow and Her Son" by William Topaz McGonagall
A pat of butter, and cakes of cheese,
Were stored in the napkin, nice and neat;
As she danced along beneath the trees,
As light as a shadow were her feet;
And she hummed such tunes as the bumble-bees
Hum when the clover-tops are sweet.
"Little Red Riding-Hood" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

) pkg cream cheese 1 c. Mix cake mix and pumpkin together DO NOT add any of the ingredients on the back of the cake mix.
It was a layered spice cake with fig and pecans, with cream cheese frosting.
Debra Chase shows off her graham cracker cake with maple cream cheese frosting that won Top Dessert at the New Mexico State Fair.
You can create a jelly in which the pomegranate's tartness shines - a jelly with bright flavor that pairs well with roast duck and makes a great filling for a cream cheese pound cake.
Use this technique of coating a nonstick pan with butter and grated aged cheese whenever you want to achieve a chewy crust on a savory skillet cake made with risotto, pasta, or a stiff vegetable puree.
Coconut 'Tunnel' Bundt cake Filling and Blue-Cheese-Crusted Steaks with Red Wine Sauce .
Being a modern 'Bond girl' is no piece of (cheese)cake.
Yeasted Cheese-and-Sour-Cherry Coffee Cake .
Slicing and serving cheese cake at last year's festival in Lowville.
Quinoa Carrot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe.
Mardi Gras king cake with cream cheese and apple filling.
Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake.
The perfect dessert for summertime entertaining: Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake on A Well-Seasoned Life.
Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Icing.
Walnut- Crusted Potato and Blue Cheese Cakes.
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