hot pot


Definition of hot pot

1 : a stew of meat and vegetables

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From hot pots and pans to spilled juice to everyday wear and tear from touching, leaning, sitting, cutting... kitchen countertops take a beating. Jessica Dailey, Good Housekeeping, "Countertops," 11 Feb. 2019 Three-year-old An Biên specializes in Haiphong-style seafood, like thick bánh da noodles in a rich crab-and-pork broth, or plump mantis shrimp to dunk in a bubbling hot pot. Peter Jon Lindberg, Condé Nast Traveler, "Hanoi, Time and Again," 20 Nov. 2018 Taka’s running the kitchen, cooking a hot pot for the housemates, as Yuudai observes and takes cooking instructions from Taka. Mariah Smith, The Cut, "This Episode of Terrace House Ends on a Cliff-hanger," 17 May 2018 Tokyo’s Ryogoku district boasts such hot pot options, but other districts offer unique specialties as well. The Seattle Times, "Hungry? Tokyo’s food meets visitor appetites for history and modernity," 7 Sep. 2018 Even the fried rice served in little clay hot pots was impressive. Craig Laban,, "Atlantic City restaurants: New casinos, diverse independent spots create rising culinary energy," 6 July 2018 He'd been slated to die, just one more ingredient for a hot pot prepared in a Chinese kitchen. Amanda Erickson, Washington Post, "Hero crayfish amputates his own claw to avoid being boiled alive," 4 June 2018 Also known as bean thread or cellophane noodles, these thin strands, made from bean starch, cook in minutes right in the hot pot and turn translucent. Sunset, "Asian Market Shopping Guide," 22 Jan. 2018 Sze Chuan in West Allis serves hot pot for a set price ($23.95). Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Be MKE: Oprah reading the Journal Sentinel, a beer that tastes like Irish Coffee and Fyxation expanding," 7 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of hot pot

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of hot pot

chiefly British : a mixture of meat and vegetables cooked together with liquid in a single pot

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