The Washington Post
March 11, 2013
The first three steps in making cottage cheese, clockwise: 1) Start by heating nonfat milk to 130 degrees. 2) After white vinegar is stirred in to form curds, the mixture is allowed to rest and then is strained into a cheesecloth-lined colander. 3) The curds are formed into a ball and rinsed; the moisture is squeezed out.