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  • adj. Resembling cabbage


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  • Her Majesty Zanberger calls me into her stuffy, cabbagey apartment and tries to get gossip out of me.


  • The flavour is, if it is any different at all, slightly more subtle and less cabbagey than its mauve sister.

    Nigel Slater's white sprouting

  • Flowering broccoli has none of the cabbagey flavor of its former state, I decided.

    Flowering Broccoli & Stale Bread Frittata

  • But the champagne getting the worst reviews was Tesco's Blanc de Noirs £16.99: some experts gave it a score of zero describing it as "rotten" and "cabbagey".

    Hot fizz: supermarket Champagnes outperform big brands

  • I even helped to raise his public profile, describing his lamentable bedroom performance and cabbagey smells to my millions of readers in considerable detail.

    Eejit Jones' Diary

  • Somehow, the cabbagey, sulfuricfunk was softened to a blissfully mild and pleasant taste,sort of like biting into a fresh cabbage coleslaw.

    Blanched Brussels Sprouts with Proscuitto

  • The Chinese are always sly to use up broccoli stems by shucking its tough outer skin and tossing pieces of the stem into dishes; it has a pleasant crisp-tender texture and a neutral, if somewhat cabbagey flavor that absorbs whatever flavors are around it.

    Seared Turnips with Leftover Vegetable Stir-Fry

  • But if you are somewhat fearful of boiling cauldrons of oil like me! the roasting route is far easier and does a pretty good job in sweetening up the cauliflower and tempering the strong cabbagey flavor that some people find off-putting.

    Reading, Writing, Cooking and Crafting: The tahini devotee

  • I kept thinking it's some cabbagey product only available in Italy, like cavolo nero, but quickly figured out it was cheese.

    Cheese on Horseback

  • Surely there would be some soon, and I felt certain they would be the old-fashioned, cabbagey kind, with that strong, sensuous perfume.

    Slaying is Such Sweet Sorrow


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