from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To bake (bread or dough) partially so it can be rapidly frozen for storage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bake partially; overheat.


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  • I usually parbake the crust for 6 or 7 minutes first.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • If I were going to freeze a pizza like this, I would parbake the crust like in Trent's tutorial, throw on the toppings and then stick the pizza in the freezer (on the pan) for a couple of hours until it's good and solid.

    The Simple Dollar

  • Not unless I parbake it, stick it a cardboard box and freeze it … News

  • You can parbake it, if you wish, but I generally don’t, in part out of laziness and in part because I don’t find it gets a particularly “soggy bottom” as Julia Child used to call it.

    spinach quiche, revisited | smitten kitchen

  • Do you really need to parbake the pie/tart crust? because i’ve made quiche before, and never parbaked the crust and it came out fine.

    nutmeg-maple cream pie | smitten kitchen


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