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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of acidulate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. made slightly acidic.


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  • The poaching in acidulated water worked fine, and is a lot easier on my arteries to boot.

    Shad Feast

  • While the pork is cooking, peel the quince, cut them into quarters, remove the core, and drop in acidulated water (water with lemon juice) to keep the quince from turning brown.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Of the more substantial dishes the most pleasing was some crisp-skinned but rare trout with bright orange roe and an acidulated julienne of crunchy vegetables.

    Restaurant review: Viajante

  • I have a skate wing in a pond of hot, acidulated brown butter with capers, and the flesh also pulls away from the cartilage with no effort whatsoever.

    Restaurant review: Butley Orford Oysterage

  • When you have prepped all the artichoke hearts, slice them very thinly and return to the acidulated water.

    One Big Table

  • Drop each half in the acidulated water to avoid discoloration while you prepare the remaining artichokes.

    One Big Table

  • Cut each fruit in half, lowering into the acidulated water as you go.

    Nigel Slater's bacon chops, cabbage and apple, and quinces with orange recipes

  • "Such a pretty girl, and such a pretty voice too, though decidedly acidulated at the moment."

    You Don't Take Names

  • As they will discolour when cut, make sure you have a bowl of acidulated water on hand.

    Jerusalem Artichoke Chips

  • Pop the prepared quince into the acidulated water.

    Quince Zabaglione


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  • "Gunnarsson's idea of severance pay made Hardin madder than ever. He tried to complain but could not get past the acidulated spinster who guarded Gunnarsson's office, and neither could he get through on the phone. Gunnarsson's castle was impregnable."

    - 'Windfall', Desmond Bagley.

    January 6, 2008