Cream Cheese

Cream Cheese Brands

Brands of Cream Cheese

Whether you’re looking for a spread for your morning bagel, an ingredient for a delicious cheesecake, or a creamy topping for your favorite dishes, cream cheese is a versatile ingredient that can add flavor and texture to a wide range of dishes. With so many different brands of cream cheese available at grocery stores, it …

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Cream Cheese vs Butter: A Comparison

cream cheese vs butter

Question: What are the differences between cream cheese vs butter? Answer: Cream cheese and butter are often compared because of their ingredients and nutrition. This likely because they are routinely substituted for each other on bagels and other foods. Let’s take a look at their ingredients and nutrition to see which one is the healthier option. Ingredients …

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Is Cream Cheese Gluten-Free?

is cream cheese gluten free

Question: Is cream cheese gluten-free? Answer: Cream cheese naturally does not contain gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, rye, barley, spelt, and other grains. The typical ingredients in cream cheese are milk, cream, cheese culture, salt, and locust bean gum, xanthan gum or carob bean gum (thickening agent). These ingredients are gluten-free. Gluten is not a …

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Cream Cheese Flavors

flavors of cream cheese

One of  the classic food combinations is cream cheese and a bagel. However, interestingly, wide-spread bagel production in the United States began only in the 1980’s. As time moved forward from the 80’s, stores mainly devoted to bagels began popping up throughout the United States. As the popularity of bagels increased, the desire for diversity in …

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Is Cream Cheese Pasteurized?

Is cream cheese pasteurized? You have probably noticed that the cream cheese section at the supermarket does not have an overwhelming selection of cream cheese brands. It’s basically Philadelphia, a couple of smaller brands, and then typically the store brand. Since there are only a few major cream cheese brands, let’s find out if they …

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