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Tastes and Cooking (Best version)

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bar
a substance that has been made into solid rectangular shape
baste
to pour hot fat and liquid over meat while it is cooking
braise
to cook food slowly in a covered dish in a little fat and liquid
broil
to cook something under a very hot surface
cloying
too sweet and thus unpleasant
clove
a small separate part of bulb or garlic
crave
to have very strong feeling of wanting something
crockery
cups, plates, bowls, etc. used to serve food or drinks
cutlery
knives, forks, spoons and other tools used for eating food
delectable
looking or tasting extremely good and giving great pleasure
dice
a small square piece of something
foodie
a person who loves food and is very interested in different types of food
garnish
to decorate food with small amount of other food
gorge(v)
to eat until you are unable to eat anymore
hearty
large or in large amounts
insipid
not having a strong taste
lap up
to enjoy something very much
loaf
bread that is shaped and baked in a single piece and can be sliced for eating
morish
causing a desire for MOOOORE
parboil
to cook partially by boiling for a brief period
peril
exposure to injury, loss or destruction
pinch
a small amount that fits between your fingers
poach
to cook something out of it's shell (e.g. an egg)
rancid
tasting or smelling very unpleasant caused by not being fresh
saute
method of cooking with a small amount of oil and tossing while cooking
savory
salty or spicy and not sweet in taste
scramble
to mix
scrumptious
tasting extremely good
season
improve the flavor by adding spices
simmer
to cook something liquid or something with liquid in it with a temperature below boiling
sloppy
more liquid than it should be, often in a way that's unpleasant
sprig
a single small plant stem with leaves on it
stale
no longer fresh, having lost its taste
stew
fish or meat usually with vegetables prepared by stewing
stringy
coarsely fibrous
stuff
to fill or cram with food
tangy
having a pleasant strong taste
tart
an open pastry case with a filling, usually of something sweet such as fruit
unpalatable
unpleasant to eat

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