cinnamon stick


Definition of cinnamon stick 

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

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Spices are the bark, roots, seeds, buds, and berries of plants from tropical and subtropical zones, and are generally hard in texture, like peppercorns or cinnamon sticks. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "How Herbs and Spices Can Make You Cook Like a Pro," 13 Nov. 2018 In a medium saucepan, cook cinnamon stick on medium until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Churros with Chocolate-Caramel Sauce," 2 Oct. 2018 Add 1 cup water, olive oil, 1 tablespoon sugar, and salt and bring to a boil. Discard cinnamon stick, then remove from heat, quickly stir in flour with a wooden spoon, and let sit. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Churros with Chocolate-Caramel Sauce," 2 Oct. 2018 But your guests will love the smell and natural aesthetic that a few sprigs of rosemary and a cinnamon stick can bring to the table. Chanel Vargas, Town & Country, "16 Stylish Thanksgiving Table Decorating Ideas," 6 Aug. 2018 Garnish with lemon sliced into half moons, cinnamon sticks, cardamom pods, and sage. The Editors, Marie Claire, "Holiday Punch Recipes That Will *Make* Your Next Party," 23 Nov. 2016 In a medium saucepan, bring to a boil the cinnamon sticks, star anise, lemon juice and zest, maple syrup, honey, sugar, and water. Daniel Boulud, ELLE Decor, "Recipe: Pear Charlotte Cake," 18 Nov. 2015 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

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1616, in the meaning defined above

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