American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A low, boat-shaped pitcher typically having a wide lip at one end and a handle at the other and used for serving sauces and gravies.
- n. a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
- sauce + boat. (Wiktionary)
“Who would remember the exact position of a half-finished sauceboat or the angle of a spanner?”
“Put this sauce through a fine strainer and serve it on top of the carved turkey or on the side in a sauceboat.”
“Serve the cream sauce from a sauceboat on the side, to be poured over to one's taste.”
“Spoon some of the sauce over each piece of chicken and serve the remaining sauce separately in a warmed sauceboat.”
“Transfer each package to a warmed dinner plate, decorate each plate with a sprig of parsley and a lemon wedge, and serve with beurre blanc in a warmed sauceboat on the side.”
“Serve on individual dinner plates with sorrel sauce in a sauceboat on the side.”
“Serve the remaining sauce separately in a warm sauceboat.”
“When the liquid boils and reduces a bit, pour it into a sauceboat and serve with the chicken and vegetables.”
“Carve the turkey and serve with the gravy on top, passing extra gravy in a sauceboat.”
“As Ty started to reach for the silver sauceboat, Chase stated, I prefer my meat well done.”
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