bouillon cube

noun

: a cube of evaporated meat extract

Examples of bouillon cube in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just one teaspoon mixed with a glass of water will give you a deep green drink that smells a lot like a vegetable bouillon cube and tastes pretty close to one too. Kelsey Kunik, Rd, Health, 29 Dec. 2023 Avoid bouillon cubes and granules which are also quite salty and will worsen the problem. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 19 Sep. 2023 Boiling produces a richer cooking liquid, eliminating the need for stock or bouillon cubes, the Mexican food writer and historian Pati Jinich told me over the phone. Julia Moskin, New York Times, 28 Feb. 2023 When the pressure has released, open the top of the pressure cooker and add the remaining two cups of chicken stock, smoked paprika, 2 tablespoons of French onion soup mix, or other veggie/bouillon cubes, and the beans. Elizabeth Karmel, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2023 Top with two bay leaves and a bouillon cube. Judy Walker, NOLA.com, 25 Nov. 2020 Imagine throwing one bouillon cube into an entire stockpot versus a small saucepan full of water. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 13 Dec. 2022 Use low-sodium chicken stock or a combo of half beef and half chicken; consider adding a dash of Worcestershire and a beef bouillon cube, in a pinch. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Mar. 2022 Add hot water, bouillon cube, tomato sauce, chili powder, sugar, salt and cumin and simmer for 10 minutes. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 21 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bouillon cube was in 1909

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“Bouillon cube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bouillon%20cube. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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