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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Top 1 potpie with phyllo squares and lightly spray with olive oil cooking spray. Country Living, "Turkey Potpie with Phyllo Crust Recipe," 28 Sep. 2010 Chocolate Brownies with Raspberry Sauce Serves: 16 / Prep time: 10 minutes / Total time: 45 minutes Preheat oven to 350 degrees and coat a 9-by-9-inch pan with cooking spray. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Greek yogurt helps cut calories in these easy brownies with raspberry sauce," 11 Aug. 2019 No-Bake Granola Bars 1 1/2 cups quick rolled oats 1 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal 3/4 cup raisins 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt Grease a 9x13 pan with cooking spray. Kristen Massad, Dallas News, "Want to try a kids cooking subscription box? Here's why we love them," 21 June 2019 Butter a 9-by-13-inch baking pan, or spray with cooking spray. Donna Erickson, Twin Cities, "Donna Erickson: Hearty, make-ahead egg casserole for Father’s Day," 6 June 2019 Line a large baking tray with parchment paper or a silicone mat and spray with cooking spray. Daniel Boulud, ELLE Decor, "Recipe: Pumpkin Soup With Asian Flair," 12 Oct. 2017 Unfortunately, a recent scandal involving Pam cooking sprays has us worried about the safety of the product. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "PSA: Cans of Pam Cooking Spray Have Been Exploding, Creating Massive Fireballs," 7 May 2019 Up Eggs Directions for the Microwave: Spray a microwave plate with cooking spray or lightly grease with butter. Gabriella Vigoreaux, Good Housekeeping, "We Tried It: Microwaved Eggs — Do They Actually Taste Good?," 17 Apr. 2015 Peanut Butter, Banana, and Yogurt 'Pupsicles' 4 cups (32-ounce container) plain yogurt 1 large banana 4 tablespoons peanut butter Coconut or olive oil cooking sprayBlend yogurt, banana, and peanut butter in blender. Stephanie Eckelkamp, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Homemade Frozen 'Pupsicle' Treats for Your Special Pooch," 29 Aug. 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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