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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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 Spray same skillet with olive oil cooking spray and place over medium-low heat. Barbara Chernetz, Redbook, "Look, Cook, Eat! Spaghetti Pie," 31 Jan. 2012 Line two 8-by-3-inch round cake pans with parchment and grease with cooking spray. Gabriella Gershenson, WSJ, "Is Boston Cream Pie the World’s Most Delicious...Cake?," 9 Nov. 2018 Arrange chicken on large rimmed baking sheet; spray with cooking spray. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Moroccan-Spiced Chicken and Couscous," 3 Dec. 2015 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

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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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