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Examples of applesauce in a Sentence
all that talk about taking up the farming life was just a lot of spoiled applesauce
Recent Examples of applesauce from the Web
Kids’ Plate options come with your choice of fries or applesauce: Steakburger, mini corn dogs, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, grilled cheese or chicken fingers.
The children's menu entrees are served with applesauce or fresh veggies.
Sides include applesauce or cole slaw and potatoes or mac and cheese.
To aid healing after a tonsillectomy, Dr. Voigt recommends a cold, soft diet in the early post-op period to help with swelling and pain, which might include foods like applesauce or pudding.
Chop fruit to whip up chutney, which makes a great dip or topping for meats and sandwiches. Replace part of the butter or oil in baked goods with applesauce to decrease the fat content.
Back in the Vitamix Blender, add the almond butter, applesauce, oil, sugars, and salt, and blend on level 1 for 1–2 minutes until smooth.
The $7 breakfast includes pancakes, three sausages and applesauce.
Stay for the all-you-can eat of barbecue beef, chicken, baked potatoes, baked beans, biscuits, applesauce, gingerbread cake, coffee and lemonade.
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Did You Know?
English offers a smorgasbord of words for nonsense, some of which are better known as words for food. We have baloney, spinach, rhubarb, and toffee, not to mention full of beans. And if none of those offerings are to your taste, you can say that's pure banana oil! Seemingly innocuous applesauce was first introduced to this menu back in the early 20th century. Back then, there may have been some bias against the real stuff. Poet Wallace Stevens’s turn-of-the-century description of a meal consisting of "some unnameable smathering of greasy fritters . . . and of course the inevictable applesauce" shows a lack of respect that must have been shared by others.
APPLESAUCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of applesauce for English Language Learners
: a sweet sauce made from cooked apples
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