cinnamon stick


Definition of cinnamon stick 

: a small roll or quill of dried cinnamon bark used as a spice

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Remove from heat and allow the cinnamon stick to steep for another hour. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Mocktail recipes: How to make tasty non-alcoholic drinks for your Fourth of July party," 3 July 2018 But in the Krishna house, chai is typically a milky, English breakfast tea made earthy and aromatic with any combination of fresh ginger, cardamom pods, peppercorns, and cinnamon sticks. Priya Krishna, Bon Appetit, "The Chai Formula That's Impossible to Mess Up," 5 Feb. 2018 Boil water, sugar, lemon juice, cloves and cinnamon stick for 15 minutes. Judy Buchenot,, "Suburban Cooks: Greek fest revives traditional dishes," 4 May 2018 Whisk together milk, half-and-half, dulce de leche, and cinnamon sticks in a large saucepan. Marian Cooper Cairns, Country Living, "Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate," 2 Nov. 2017 To keep the insects away from clothes, store them with sachets of dried lavender or tuck cinnamon sticks into drawers. Rebecca Straus, Good Housekeeping, "6 Ways To Get Rid Of Silverfish," 27 July 2016 Grate fresh cinnamon on top, garnish with mint springs and a cinnamon stick. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Mocktail recipes: How to make tasty non-alcoholic drinks for your Fourth of July party," 3 July 2018 That something came from the cinnamon sticks that lived in the water that cooked your greens. Andy Staples,, "Nick Saban Doesn't Make the Transfer Rules; He Just Wants the SEC to Agree on Them," 29 May 2018 In a medium pot, add yams, star anise, cinnamon stick, and enough stock to cover, about 4 cups. Country Living, "Pureed Yams with Ginger, Star Anise, and Cinnamon," 28 Sep. 2010

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1616, in the meaning defined above

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