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  • v. Alternative spelling of tenderize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer


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  • Something about the enzymes in it that tenderise the meat in a really lovely way.

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  • Of course, you still have to despatch your rodent - here I'd recommend sticking with the bludgeoning, ideally using a steak mallet, because 1: it'll help tenderise your meat for later, and 2: it's enormous fun.

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  • Growing up in Singapore, I only knew about "mutton" and mom had to cook it in a pressure cooker to tenderise it.

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  • Now large specimens of octopus have a bit of a reputation of being a bit tough and chewy, personally I think it's part of the charm, but others are not so forgiving and over the centuries ways have been devised to tenderise the tentacles, this from La Tant Claire by Pierre Koffmann as he observed a fisherman in the act of tenderising an octopus...

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  • If you are low heat roasting a lesser cut of meat in order to tenderise and keep it juicy, chances are you can forget about gravy.

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  • Cut into steaks, as it is here, it responds well to hot, fast cooking, the spices and lemon juice helping to tenderise the meat before its brief cooking.

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  • I am a big fan of the pressure cooker - it speeds cooking times, tends to tenderise tougher meats, and gives wonderful sauces.

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  • I have seen footage of people keeping their dessert dogs in cages with their owners beating them to get the adrenalin up in order to tenderise the meat.

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  • Use a meat mallet to tenderise and flatten the lamb until it is 5mm thick.

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  • Mr Bigazzi, 77, recommended that the best way to prepare a cat was to leave it under running water for three days in order to tenderise the meat and then cook it in a stew. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph


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