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  • v. Present participle of caramelize.


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  • Love the beautiful color of your creation and the idea of caramelizing!

    Caramelized Mango Ice Cream

  • When she isn't asking her kids to stop bickering, "caramelizing" the dinner or actively ignoring the dust bunnies under the couch, she enjoys knitting, gardening, photography, going to the beach, coming up with excuses not to exercise, embarrassing her pre-teen in public, and trying to figure out what she wants to be when she grows up.


  • Leeks don’t have enough sugar in them for the kind of caramelizing you are used to.

    the week of cooking averagely | smitten kitchen

  • Chaz, being who and what he is can't hurt our perception of ourselves and the world, anymore than a black chef caramelizing a slab of foie gras.

    Gillian Clark: Chaz Bono's Unscripted Reality

  • And while I adhere to the classic technique of caramelizing the meat over high heat with sugar, when it comes to simmering the meat, I prefer the lighter touch of chicken stock to the traditional beef as it complements rather than overwhelms the young vegetables.

    Stew's Spring Awakening

  • While you can make dulce de leche at home by caramelizing a can of sweetened condensed milk, it is a bit less time consuming to buy it if you can find a jar at a local market or specialty store.

    La Salamandra Dulce de Leche, reviewed | Baking Bites

  • For a less creamy, more distinct version, deep-fry the potatoes while the onions are caramelizing.

    Day of Honey

  • Wednesday was full of onions and garlic slowly caramelizing in the oven before being pureed silky smooth (I thought I had died and gone to heaven), Saturday saw me cutting the bread into cubes so it could sit and dry out, and roasting the other "croutons" (yummy, healthy chickpeas - they came from a can but that was it!) for the topping.

    Mommy's Meal

  • At any rate, the cakes came out beautifully, smelling to high heaven of caramelizing sugar and rich cocoa (as I HOPE heaven smells like - really, if I can't bake in the afterlife I'm not too sure I'll strive towards nirvana, thank you very much!).

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • She'd always be caramelizing the onions and waiting for me before she cooked the chicken livers.

    Susan Feniger: Keeping Holiday Traditions Alive, From Chicken Liver to Pierogis


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