co·​cotte | \ kȯ-ˈkȯt How to pronounce cocotte (audio) \
plural cocottes\ kȯ-​ˈkȯt(s) How to pronounce cocotte (audio) \

Definition of cocotte

2 : a shallow individual baking dish usually with one or two handles

Examples of cocotte in a Sentence

in the new play, she takes on the somewhat racy role of a cocotte in fin de siècle Paris
Recent Examples on the Web Cooking personalities from Julia Child to Delia Smith have schooled us in the ways of cooking omelets, poached eggs, and eggs en cocotte. Ruby Tandoh, Bon Appétit, 13 July 2022 Staub cookware is on sale within Amazon's outlet, including nearly $100 off its popular cast iron cocotte that's perfect for delicious soup and stews. Sanah Faroke,, 13 Jan. 2022 Rather than wrapping pigeon breast in grape leaves and baking it en cocotte, a dish French nobility might have experienced, Mar’s pigeon is encased in cherry blossom leaves, buried in ash and baked. Caroline Hatchett, Robb Report, 7 July 2021 This crème brûlée dish is the most affordable item on sale, followed by dinner plates starting at $10 and a mini round cocotte for $14. Christie Calucchia, Southern Living, 6 Apr. 2021 This cocotte is similar to a Dutch oven and is meant for roasting meats in particular, according to the brand. Ambar Pardilla, NBC News, 7 Apr. 2021 If your spring cleaning efforts made room in your kitchen cabinets for more cookware, now is the time to invest in a new pan, baking dish, or cocotte. Christie Calucchia, Southern Living, 6 Apr. 2021 One thing to note though, this cocotte is rather heavy, weighing in at about 7 pounds, despite its small size. Nishka Dhawan, USA TODAY, 5 Mar. 2021 As if its list of winning qualities wasn't long enough already, this cocotte (that's the French word for a Dutch oven) is also dishwasher-safe and can withstand temperatures of up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, 3 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of cocotte

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cocotte


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The first known use of cocotte was in 1867

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26 Jul 2022

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“Cocotte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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