from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To cook in a pressure cooker.

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  • v. cook in a pressure cooker


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  • FK - pressure-cook would be the best way, but you could try boiling it with plenty of water so that it becomes really mushy, then blend it in a mixer to make a thick soup. or you could use a regular slow-cooker that you get in the US, except that it would be a bit time-consuming:

    Gujarati Dal (Healthy Lentil Soup)

  • Put the dal in the cooker to pressure-cook for 2-3 whistles.

    Puran Poli

  • Rendering the Limper was a good idea but you'll have to pressure-cook him for days.

    The Silver Spike

  • You can pressure-cook it; turn the flame off after two whistles.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • '' 'We don't have to pressure-cook them or slow-cook them.'


  • Served with deep-fried brussels sprouts, cranberry fluid gel, and stuffing puree (make some stuffing, using the traditional out-of-the-bird method, pressure-cook it with some extra chicken stock, puree it while adding extra stock as necessary to get it to spin smoothly, and finally pass it through a chinois).

    Eat Foo

  • I’ve got a big stock pot I use for soups and stews and steamed vegetables, and it’s not as if you HAVE to clamp it down and pressure-cook everything, But when it is time to cook rice, brown or white, or stir-free risotto, or barley or faro or dried beans — watch out!

    Watch Out, White Rice - Bitten Blog -

  • Regarding the 20-year implementation period, he said: "We are not going to pressure-cook it ... otherwise it will compound the misery of the pupils.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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