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Definition 1: the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat - [noun denoting act]

Samples where cooking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cooking can be a great art
  • people are needed who have experience in cookery
  • he left the preparation of meals to his wife

Synonyms for cooking in the sense of this definition

(cooking is a kind of ...) the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking by dry heat in an oven

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill

"proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread"

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking in fat or oil in a pan or griddle

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking that combines ingredients and techniques and seasonings from different cuisines

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking slowly in fat in a closed pot with little moisture

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking in simmering liquid

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added)

"the slow roasting took several hours"

(... is a kind of cooking ) cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

(... is a kind of cooking ) the act of making coffee in a percolator

(... is a kind of cooking ) the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared

(cooking is a part of ...) the act of making meat tender by pounding or marinating it

(cooking is a part of ...) the act of adding a seasoning to food

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) (Judaism) bread made with rye flour; usually contains caraway seeds

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) (Italian cuisine) squid prepared as food

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) a sauce based on soy sauce

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) convert to caramel

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) be converted into caramel

"The sugar caramelized"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) make alcoholic, as by fermenting

"alcoholize prunes"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) treat or infuse with alcohol

"alcoholize the fruit and let them sit in the refrigerator"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) preserve with sugar

"Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) preserve in a pickling liquid

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) preserve with salt

"people used to salt meats on ships"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) soak in marinade

"marinade herring"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) preserve in a can or tin

"tinned foods are not very tasty"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) soak in brine

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) add alcohol to (beverages)

"the punch is spiked!"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) add nutrients to

"fortified milk"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook until very little liquid is left

"The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) be cooked until very little liquid is left

"The sauce should reduce to one cup"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven

"bake the potatoes"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) bake in an oven

"ovenbake this chicken"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) fry in a pan until it changes color

"brown the meat in the pan"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook in nearly boiling water

"coddle eggs"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) bake in a kiln so as to harden

"fire pottery"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) fill with a stuffing while cooking

"Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cover with liquid before cooking

"baste a roast"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook in a marinade

"souse herring"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook or heat in a microwave oven

"You can microwave the leftovers"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) make brown and crisp by heating

"toast bread" "crisp potatoes"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) bake (eggs) in their shells until they are set

"shirr the eggs"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook (vegetables) briefly

"Parboil the beans before freezing them"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) boil excessively

"The peas are overboiled"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) make a fricassee of by cooking

"fricassee meats"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook slowly and for a long time in liquid

"Stew the vegetables in wine"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) stew in an earthenware jug

"jug the rabbit"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) boil slowly at low temperature

"simmer the sauce" "simmering water"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook with dry heat, usually in an oven

"roast the turkey"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook outdoors on a barbecue grill

"let's barbecue that meat" "We cooked out in the forest"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) roast in a pan

"pan-roast that meat"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook in liquid

"braise beef"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook on a hot surface using fat

"fry the pancakes"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) fry something until it curls and becomes crisp

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) fry in deep fat

"deep-fry the potato chips"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook on a griddle

"griddle pancakes"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) fry in a pan

"pan-fry the dumplings"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook by immersing in fat

"french-fry the potatoes"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) fry very quickly over high heat

"stir-fry the vegetables in a wok"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) fry briefly over high heat

"saute the onions"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook over or under a grill

"grill the sausages"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook over a hibachi grill

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook something by letting steam pass over it

"just steam the vegetables"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook under a broiler

"broil fish"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) broil in a pan

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook in a pressure cooker

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) break up into small pieces for food preparation

"bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

"The cook blackened the chicken breast" "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece" "the flames scorched the ceiling"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities

"try the yak butter" "render fat in a casserole"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) split open and flatten for cooking

"splat fish over an open fire"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating

"clarify the butter" "clarify beer"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cure by salting

"dun codfish"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) preserve with salt

"corned beef"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cut into filets

"filet the fish"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender

"puree the vegetables for the baby"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) coat with beaten egg

"egg a schnitzel"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cover before cooking

"dredge the chicken in flour before frying it"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cover with flour

"flour fish or meat before frying it"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) coat with bread crumbs

"crumb a cutlet"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cover with bread crumbs

"bread the pork chops before frying them"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cover with a sauce

"mask the meat"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) put a dressing on

"dress the salads"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) dress (food) with a relish

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) whip with or as if with a wire whisk

"whisk the eggs"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) make creamy by beating

"Cream the butter"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) stir vigorously

"beat the egg whites" "beat the cream"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice

"rice the potatoes"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) decorate with frosting

"frost a cake"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking

"butterflied shrimp"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) put on the stove or ready for cooking

"put on the tea, please!"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) prepare for eating if or as if a spatchcock

"spatchcock a guinea hen"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) coat or stuff with a spicy paste

"devilled eggs"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) prepare a hot meal

"My husband doesn't cook"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) cook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long

"precook the rice"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) prepare or cook quickly or hastily

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) prepare or cook by mixing ingredients

"concoct a strange mixture"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) prepare or cook with lard

"lard meat"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) lend flavor to

"Season the chicken breast after roasting it"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) add herbs or spices to

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) add ginger to in order to add flavor

"ginger the soup"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) give taste to

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) add pepper to

"pepper the soup"

(cooking is the domain which ... is member of) add salt to

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