from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A utensil consisting of a base into which adjustable blades are set, used to slice or cut fruits and vegetables.
- n. A mandolin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A utensil used to julienne vegetables.
- n. Archaic form of mandolin.
I hope one day to be friends with my mandoline, but you know, if a mandoline were a business, I'm sure occupational health and safety would shut it down!
The mandoline was a gift to myself which I deemed absolutely necessary and therefore bought it after no one else volunteered to.
NOTE: A mandoline is a handy tool for thinly slicing yams.
A mandoline is the easiest way to shred like the pros.
It includes this summer corn soup we reviewed last year and the beautiful, simple zucchini dish, above. mandoline, which is the only caveat.
I have to confess that I don't even know the Indian word for "mandoline", I think they are just called "slicers".
You will definitely need some kind of mandoline or extra sharp slicer, as the avocado must be very thin.
Cut the fennel bulb in half lengthwise and thinly slice crosswise on a mandoline.
On a mandoline, thinly shave the stalks into 1/16-inch thick pieces.
Lisa Linder for The Wall Street Journal Japanese knives and Benriner mandoline The best kitchen gift I ever got is a cross between a wooden spoon and a spatula, flat on the edges but rounded, almost like child's trowel.
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