ovenproof

adjective
ov·en·proof | \ ˈə-vən-ˌprüf \

Definition of ovenproof 

: capable of withstanding the temperature range of a kitchen oven ovenproof dishes

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Brush an ovenproof baking dish with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Nicole Sours Larson, sandiegouniontribune.com, "White fish & vegetables," 9 July 2018 Cook cauliflower: In a 10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) cazuela, roasting pan, or ovenproof frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat, using a heat diffuser if using a cazuela. Debbi Snook, cleveland.com, "Paula Wolfert's Armenian Cauliflower (recipe)," 25 Apr. 2018 Transfer meat mixture to a 3-quart ovenproof casserole or baking dish. Claire Perez, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Shepherd's pie with gravy a family favorite," 6 Apr. 2018 Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a small, ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Ellie Krieger, charlotteobserver, "This improved black bean dip is smoky and warm | Charlotte Observer," 20 Mar. 2018 Combine the flours and salt in a large, ovenproof bowl and warm in the oven for 5 minutes. Country Living, "Homemade English Muffins," 15 Dec. 2014 Preheat oven to 380 degrees F. Transfer potatoes to an ovenproof casserole dish. Claire Perez, Sun-Sentinel.com, "No cheese, please, in Frenchy's potato gratin dauphinoise," 12 Dec. 2017 In a shallow, ovenproof dish, combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, sugar, salt, pepper, and oregano. Redbook, "London Broil Is Your New Dinner Savior," 29 Jan. 2014 Meanwhile, place an ovenproof frying pan on grill and swirl in ½ tablespoon oil. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "Grilled Leg of Lamb With Roasted Apricots: Quick Summer Recipe," 26 July 2017

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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ovenproof

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English Language Learners Definition of ovenproof

: able to be used in an oven

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