Why is cottage cheese trending again?
Posted On May 26, 2023
On President Nixon’s final day in the White House, just before he went on television to announce his resignation, his lunch arrived on a silver tray: a glass of milk, slices of pineapple arranged in a circle and on top them, a scoop of cottage cheese.
This was not at the time, 1974, considered an abomination — it was quite unremarkable in comparison to the scandal that was forcing the president from office. At the time, the average American ate more than two kilos of cottage cheese a year, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
Yet pretty soon, cottage cheese, like Nixon, would fall out of favour and slide from view, leaving a slimy trail. Now it is back.
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