Definition of ovenproof
: capable of withstanding the temperature range of a kitchen oven ovenproof dishes
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Set an ovenproof rack upside down on the bacon to keep it flat.
Heat the oil in a heavy, ovenproof pot or small roasting pan over medium-high heat.
In a large, straight-sided, ovenproof skillet, heat 1/4 cup oil over medium-high.
Place an ovenproof wire rack inside a rimmed baking sheet.
Divide the mixture among four 6-ounce glass ramekins or other ovenproof dishes.
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Definition of ovenproof for English Language Learners
: able to be used in an oven
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