Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cook in a rich sauce and cover with a crust of browned crumbs.
- v. transitive To bake so as to form a gratin.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. (Cookery) To cook, as macaroni, in a savory juice or sauce until the juice is absorbed and a crisp surface forms.
- gratin + -ate (Wiktionary)
“Le Gavroche is famous for its soufflé suissesse, which is a gussied-up version of the ordinary cheese variety, removed from the oven partway through baking, transferred to a gratin dish full of double cream, topped with grated cheese and then put back to gratinate.”
“I also made mushroom gratinate based on Lidia's recipe that I got from Mika's post.”
“It is Stephanie's party and I am bringing some mushroom gratinate.”
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