hollandaise

noun
hol·​lan·​daise | \ ˌhä-lən-ˈdāz \

Definition of hollandaise

: a rich sauce made basically of butter, egg yolks, and lemon juice or vinegar

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Even the sides are decadent—the potatoes are cooked in beef drippings and topped with hollandaise—though there are fresh fruit and vegetable juices to balance things out a bit. Sandra Ramani, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunch Places in Dublin," 11 July 2018 Brunch on the weekends starts at 10 a.m. (cinnamon loaves, biscuits and gravy, poached eggs with burnt ends and hollandaise served up on a biscuit) and there's a Sunday Fried Chicken Lunch ($14 for a half bird with all the fixings). Fox News, "Best of Kansas City barbecue," 28 Oct. 2015 The only other man in the class was the manager of a four-property estate who wanted to know how to make hollandaise. Jonathan Reynolds, Town & Country, "At Your Service," 11 July 2014 The eggs were ideally cooked, the hollandaise sauce fresh and velvety, the Canadian bacon ham-like in thickness and character. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "David Cordish's new restaurant a good bet 24/7 at Live Hotel," 12 July 2018 Leftover butter strained of cigarette ash and used for hollandaise. The Economist, "Anthony Bourdain committed suicide on June 8th," 16 June 2018 The idea of rooting for anybody but America is like slathering hollandaise sauce on a hot dog. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "Why American Soccer Fans Should Root for... Russia?," 12 June 2018 And the menu includes vegetarian dishes, like a fried green tomato option for eggs Benedict, with jalapeño hollandaise and quinoa hash browns ($12). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Crazy Water, Snifters restaurants add brunch in Walker's Point in Milwaukee," 8 June 2018 Use your head and not your hollandaise-heavy heart. Michael Harriot, The Root, "Read This Before Calling the Police: For Wypipo Who Have Considered Cops When Privilege Wasn’t Enough," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of hollandaise

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hollandaise

French sauce hollandaise, literally, Dutch sauce

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hollandaise

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hollandaise

: a rich sauce made of butter, egg yolks, and lemon juice or vinegar

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