from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as flame.
  • Same as flame.
  • Specifically To baste, as meat.
  • n. Obsolete forms of flame.


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  • And the best part of cooking this dish is that you get to employ some pyrotechnic techniques known as flambéing with Brandy.

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  • There were other choices, such as flambéed bananas, bread pudding (a southern favourite) and chocolate cake.

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  • Five years ago, moving into a rental apartment on Rue Saint Dominique in Paris — a select street in a select district — we were greeted by the acrid smell of flamb é d automobile.

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  • The book also includes 40 pages of "resources," in which Test Kitchen researchers evaluate equipment (they even rate six fire extinguishers just in case your flamb é e goes awry) and ingredients: The best cinnamon is the pricey Cassia variety imported from Vietnam, but plain old Durkee's, available at most supermarkets and much cheaper, is almost as good.


  • Jiro Mochizuki, Agence Shot for The Wall Street Journal Chef Koji Aida, left, and his assistant put the finishing touches on portions of pressed mackerel sushi flamb é .

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  • A subtle interval of almond tofu prepares the palate for new flavors: thin slices of oyster and sea urchin fingers slightly cooked in a thick bonito nabe broth flavored with ginger and kombu, followed by pressed mackerel sushi flamb é .

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  • (India's answer to ice cream) with bits of crystallized jaggery, coated in dark chocolate, flamb ed in cognac, then doused in a mixture of Baileys liqueur and sweetened heavy cream.

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  • Building on the success of its Murray Hill location, the new restaurant has favorites like the T-bone burger, a blend of strip and sirloin steaks flamb ed with tequila and topped with truffle aioli.

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  • Crate & Barrel used both honeysuckle and a similar Pantone shade called " pink flamb é " in everything from furniture to dishware.

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  • Then Gilles took it out of the wine, cooked it with alcohol to make a flamb, added flour and pig blood and cooked it in the autoclave, which is basically a large, cylindrical pressure cooker.

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