ov·​en·​proof | \ ˈə-vən-ˌprüf How to pronounce ovenproof (audio) \

Definition of ovenproof

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

Examples of ovenproof in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a 9-inch ovenproof skillet over high heat, heat the oil until shimmering. Ann Maloney, Washington Post, "A classic French dessert gets a savory spin with this bell pepper and zucchini clafoutis," 7 July 2020 Transfer the chorizo to an ovenproof dish, reserving 2 tablespoons of the chorizo for garnish. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Queso Fundido with Chorizo," 3 June 2020 Sprinkle the brown sugar evenly over the bottom of flameproof/ovenproof 10-inch skillet. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Eggless Citrus Upside-Down Cake," 8 Apr. 2020 Put the pork fat-side up in a Dutch oven or other heavy ovenproof pot with a lid. Tara Duggan, SFChronicle.com, "6 recipes to cook from the pantry during the coronavirus outbreak," 15 Mar. 2020 As an alternative to serving the pasta straight from the stove, it can be baked in an ovenproof casserole, shingled generously with shards of pecorino, at 350 degrees. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "Giving Rosso di Montalcino a Second Look," 27 Feb. 2020 Heat oven to 400 degrees, and brush six 8-ounce ramekins or ovenproof custard cups with butter. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "Four breakfasts worth celebrating," 27 Dec. 2019 Spread the meatballs with red sauce evenly in the bottom of a deep lasagna pan or ovenproof casserole dish. Tina Danze, Dallas News, "Magic meatballs: Dallas chefs share recipes for their Italian and Afghan specialties," 17 Feb. 2020 Butter a 2-quart ovenproof casserole or similarly sized dish. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Dried cherries and walnuts give Pepperidge Farm stuffing a welcome boost," 14 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of ovenproof

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Ovenproof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ovenproof. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of ovenproof

: able to be used in an oven

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