sour cream problem

i mistakenly put container of sour cream in freezer instead of fridge when unloading groceries. i thawed it last night in fridge. will it be okay to use? taste okay? function the same etc?

  • Posted by: mcd2
  • December 10, 2013
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HalfPint
HalfPint December 10, 2013

Should be fine. Lots of fat, so it's rather forgiving.

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CookOnTheFly
CookOnTheFly December 10, 2013

What are you going to use it in? Depends on how much fat is in the product.

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mcd2
mcd2 December 10, 2013

not sure what its for yet-bought as staple. it's curdled and separated into whey and tiny curds. i stirred it and it doesn't mix back into previous form. package doesn't give fat percentage.
any suggestions? it's 16 oz carton.

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petitbleu
petitbleu December 11, 2013

I would say it should be fine for cooking purposes, and most likely for using as a topping. While separation did occur, the flavor shouldn't be disagreeable (of course, you're in a better position to verify this than I am!). Try making a sour cream pound cake or using it in pancakes. Or, for a savory use, make a dip with it and caramelized red onions.

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