pot liquor

noun

Definition of pot liquor

: the liquid left in a pot after cooking something

Examples of pot liquor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Take the agnolotti z'herbes with pot liquor and harissa sauce. Beth D'addono, NOLA.com, "Going Global: Worldly flavors at The Chloe," 21 Dec. 2020 To sop up the bean broth (also known, to Rancho Gordo heads, as pot liquor), there is naturally fermented sourdough, baked on the premises and available by the loaf in an adjoining takeout shop. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, "Leo Has Its Finger on the Pulse," 31 Jan. 2020 Smoke Shack left its beans mostly alone, letting pot liquor, onions and black pepper do the work. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Smoke Shack," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of pot liquor

1742, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

27 Dec 2020

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“Pot liquor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot%20liquor. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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