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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Transfer steak to cutting board and let rest 5 minutes before slicing; reserve skillet. Taylor Murray, Country Living, "Strip Steak With Lemon Mashed Potatoes," 15 Mar. 2019 Transfer roast to cutting board and let rest at least 15 minutes before slicing. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Fennel and Thyme Pork Roast with Root Vegetables," 8 Mar. 2019 To scrub out deep stains, borrow this clever cutting board-cleaning trick: Cut a lemon in half, dip in salt, and rub on the affected area. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Butcher-Block Countertops: Pros, Cons, and Everything Else You Should Know," 15 Jan. 2019 Ideal containers are ball jars, which can double as glasses once empty, or small plastic storage containers that can double as bowls (use the lids as cutting boards, in a pinch). Jacqueline Detwiler, Popular Mechanics, "The Dos and Don'ts of Campfire Cooking," 9 Nov. 2018 Transfer chicken to bowl and carrots and celery to cutting board; let cool. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Instant Pot Chicken Soup," 21 Dec. 2018 Transfer chicken to cutting board and let rest at least 10 minutes before carving. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Orange-Ginger Roast Chicken with Fennel and Radicchio Salad," 27 Nov. 2018 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

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1639, in the meaning defined above

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cutting board

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cutting board

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

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