cooking spray


Definition of cooking spray 

: an aerosol that contains vegetable oil for spraying on cookware to prevent food from sticking

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Spray a round 9- or 10-inch oven-safe pie plate with cooking spray. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Rhubarb: How to cook, store, freeze the perfect pie plant," 29 May 2018 Grease each burger by lightly spraying it all over with olive oil cooking spray. Bonnie S. Benwick, charlotteobserver, "Spicy, smoky, cheesy, melty burgers — on the inside," 19 June 2018 Coat a 9-inch, oven-safe pie plate with cooking spray. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Eggs: What you need to know about size, color and type," 22 Apr. 2018 Coat another piece of parchment paper with cooking spray and place, oiled-side down, directly on the surface of the mac ’n’ cheese. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, "Recipe: The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese Grilled Cheese," 12 Apr. 2018 Cut red cabbage into 1-inch-thick slices; spray with cooking spray. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Salmon Burgers with Cabbage-Apple Slaw," 28 July 2017 Place 1 phyllo sheet horizontally on a work surface lightly sprayed with olive oil cooking spray. Country Living, "Turkey Potpie with Phyllo Crust Recipe," 28 Sep. 2010 Coat a 4-quart or larger slow cooker with cooking spray. Susan Nicholson, ajc, "7 Day Menu Planner," 16 Feb. 2018 Olive oil or coconut oil cooking spray 3/4 cup gluten-free baking flour 1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Salt and pepper to taste 2 heads cauliflower, cut into bite-size pieces 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup hot sauce 1 teaspoon honey 1. Lauren Delgado,, "Celebrate all things buffalo for Super Bowl," 31 Jan. 2018

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1971, in the meaning defined above

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: an aerosol that contains vegetable oil and that is sprayed on cooking pans to prevent food from sticking

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