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


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  • Even when faithfully executing a Fannie Farmer recipe, Mr. Kimball learned that the taste could still be awful (an oversauced, overcooked fish) and in need of modification.

    Two Years Before the Repast

  • Perhaps we were unlucky enough to get a woefully oversauced sandwich, but there was no way to appreciate the roast beef, avocado, or bean sprouts; even the cilantro was shouted down.

    Serious Eats: New York

  • Eolo needs less fantasy and more firmness in the kitchen to ensure that the soup is not watery, that the pasta is not undercooked and oversauced, and that antipasti are not landing on the tables refrigerator-cold.

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  • Unagi, one of my personal favorites wasn't fatty and (thankfully) not oversauced.

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  • In a four-way contest, our table sampled the sliced beef brisket, the baby back pork ribs (good but not as tender as they might have been), the oversauced pulled pork and the juicy rotisserie chicken.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Sure, some of it can be high-sodium and oversauced, but so can a lot of American food.

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  • Sure, the portions are small, but after being at restaurants of huge portions and oversauced, barely edible meals, it was a refreshing change.

    Miami New Times | Complete Issue

  • The calamari mac and cheese turned out to be a goopy mash of squid rings and oversauced pasta, although my helping of "Maine-lobster carbonara" was a decent facsimile of spaghetti carbonara, provided you ignored the lobster, the silly caviar garnish, and the


  • The Peking duck wraps were oversauced - with commercial plum sauce.

    Fast Company

  • The Husband’s cassoulet was more like pork and beans brown, mushy, and dull tasting; I ordered a pasta dish, oxtail ragu with cheese-filled gnocchi, that was served in a bowl and oversauced to the point where it really seemed like a soup; and I did not finish my chocolate cake dessert, a tragedy that speaks for itself.

    Archive 2008-03-01


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