bouillon cube


Definition of bouillon cube

: a cube of evaporated meat extract

Examples of bouillon cube in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add the potatoes, carrots, celery, turnip, leek and the Scotch bonnet pepper, if using, followed by 4 cups of water and the bouillon cube. Washington Post, "Soupe joumou, a symbol of freedom and hope, is a New Year’s Day tradition for Haitians everywhere," 22 Dec. 2020 Bring water back to a boil, then add beef bouillon cube, meat, and a few hearty shakes of Cajun seasoning. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, "10 Modern Classic Hunting and Fishing Tips," 26 Nov. 2020 Imagine throwing one bouillon cube into an entire stockpot versus a small saucepan full of water. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Darwin Was Right: All Life Probably Comes From Primordial Soup," 12 Nov. 2020 Add two beef bouillon cubes, a half cup hot water, two tablespoons tomato paste, three-quarter cup red wine and a tablespoon of dry mustard to the mixture. Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "In 1984, the wives of Green Bay Packers players made a cookbook for charity. It's gold.," 28 Nov. 2019 Instant dashi is to dashi what a bouillon cube is to chicken broth. Bon Appétit, "This Storebought Seasoning Is My Secret Flavor Weapon," 2 Dec. 2019 It’s very much like eating a bouillon cube produced at a superfund site, and a little bit like driving the Polestar 1. Wired, "The Polestar 1 Is a Powerful Throwback Treat—Like Licorice," 5 Nov. 2019 In his earlier books each paragraph felt like a bouillon cube that could be used to brew six other essays. Dwight Garner, New York Times, "With ‘The Water Dancer,’ Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes His Fiction Debut," 20 Sep. 2019 Most of the girls boiled them with rice and bouillon cubes from their coffee cans, along with a variety of sea lettuces salvaged from the shore. Susan Shain, The Atlantic, "When Your Final Exam Is Surviving the Wilderness," 5 June 2019

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First Known Use of bouillon cube

1909, in the meaning defined above

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29 Dec 2020

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“Bouillon cube.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of bouillon cube

: a small cube of dried meat or vegetables that is used to add flavor to soup

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