Crush the caraway seeds as close to serving time as possible. The longer the crushed seeds sit, the less of their fragrant essence stays put.
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Using the back of a chef’s knife or a mortar and pestle, crush the caraway seeds but no not pulverize them too finely.
In a medium bowl, add the cottage cheese and crushed caraway seeds and mix well. Season to taste with salt. Serve with rye bread.