Definitions

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  • adjective cooked in such a way as to be ready for sale

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Examples

  • Although she decries such conveniences in her 2003 book, Lebanese Cuisine "I do not like the taste or texture of tinned food", by 2007's Modern Mezze, her attitude has relented: "I used to make hommus the old-fashioned slow way … However, you can now buy jars of excellent ready-cooked chickpeas, preserved in water and salt, without added artificial preservatives".

    How to make perfect hummus

  • Could I produce my own ready-cooked meals, soups, confectionery, as well as keeping a supply of cigarettes, go on to the street here with a little table and chair and start selling?

    [2012] cashless economy, here we come

  • Goethe discovered that ready-cooked maccheroni could be “bought everywhere, and in all the shops for very little money.”

    Delizia!

  • Clothes ready-made, and meat ready-cooked, are to be bought in these parts; and the lively whirl of carriages is exchanged for the deep rumble of carts and waggons.

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • During the autumn months, sweet potatoes are sold ready-cooked in Mexico's markets.

    Cinnamon: Mexican cooks use the real thing

  • During the autumn months, sweet potatoes are sold ready-cooked in Mexico's markets.

    Cinnamon: Mexican cooks use the real thing

  • He dragged himself therefore with his starved-out stomach into the town, and as it was just striking twelve, all was ready-cooked for him in the inn, and he was able to sit down at once to dinner.

    Household Tales

  • Moving to the right in the bottom tier delegators, the change-averse bachelor who is more willing to accept help could order a ready-cooked dinner for delivery—possibly the same dinner every night.

    THE NEW MARKET LEADERS

  • Moving to the right in the bottom tier delegators, the change-averse bachelor who is more willing to accept help could order a ready-cooked dinner for delivery—possibly the same dinner every night.

    THE NEW MARKET LEADERS

  • No doubt every single tenant had smuggled in his own alcohol stove, on which to heat up the ready-cooked food that he regularly bought from the nearest delicatessen.

    Maigret and the Madwoman—Simenon, Georges - 100

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