package cream cheese (4 oz. or 120 g), softened
1/2 cup (125 mL)
light salad dressing
1 can (120 g)
- In medium
bowl beat cream cheese until fluffy.
- Add salad dressing and mix well.
- Stir in drained chopped crab
meat and just mix lightly to combine.
- Spread it on crackers or spoon
it on vegetable slices (cucumber, celery
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cheese is a soft, rich, mild-tasting white cheese usually sold in brick
form. Cream cheese differs from other cheese in that it is not allowed
time to mature and is meant to be consumed fresh. It is a primary
ingredient in the dessert cheesecake, and is often spread on bagels and
eaten with lox.
According to the food manufacturer Kraft, "Cream cheese originated in
the United States in 1872 when a dairyman in Chester, NY, developed a
"richer cheese than ever before," made from cream as well as whole
milk. Then in 1880, a New York cheese distributor, A. L. Reynolds,
first began distributing cream cheese wrapped in tin-foil wrappers,
calling it Philadelphia Brand." The cheese was inspired by the French