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Definition of "precook" []

  • To cook in advance or partially. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "precook" in a sentence
  • "I would precook them and put in the soup after the soup is done because i like the simple flavor of the soup with bones, lots of meat, onions, carrots, a bit of potatoes, and garlic."
  • "Another one would be to precook your food for the week and store in individualized servings."
  • "If you precook the chard, you can finish it in less time and less oil than you'd need otherwise."