cutting board

noun

Definition of cutting board 

: a board on which something (such as food or cloth) is placed for cutting

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When the turkey is done, remove it to a platter or cutting board, and set the pan across 2 burners. Kim Severson, The Seattle Times, "The rise and fall of turkey brining — and here’s one chef’s new recipe," 20 Nov. 2018 Find Your Board Room A cutting board with a lip that can grab the edge of the counter integrates with the counter surface seamlessly and maximizes the counter’s function. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "An Industrial Kitchen for People Who Love Nature," 19 Nov. 2018 Discard rosemary; transfer chicken to cutting board and let rest 5 minutes. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Herb-Roasted Chicken and Cherry Tomatoes," 9 Oct. 2018 Transfer almonds to prepared cutting board and let cool. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Vegetarian Steak? This Recipe Proves It’s Not an Oxymoron," 9 Aug. 2018 Transfer steak to cutting board and let rest 5 minutes before slicing. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Grilled Moroccan Steak and Carrots," 25 July 2018 Place halves cut side down on cutting board, then thinly slice. Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "Slow-Roasted Onion Dip," 2 June 2018 This means washing your hands before and after handling and avoiding cross-contamination by using only cutting boards designated for raw meat. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "Learn to cook with Basically," 19 Mar. 2018 Cleaning chemicals and lighter fluid stored next to cutting boards and above food in storage. Robert Gundran, azcentral, "Restaurant with no sneeze guard on salsa bar among this week's violations," 11 July 2018

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1639, in the meaning defined above

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cutting board

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cutting board

: a wooden or plastic board on which foods (such as meats and vegetables) are cut

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