pre·​cooked | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈku̇kt How to pronounce precooked (audio) \

Definition of precooked

: canned sense 2 a precooked speech

Examples of precooked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Quality Sausage opened in 1976 in Dallas and specializes in precooked meats and pepperoni, according to its website. Kevin Krause, Dallas News, "Dallas meat plant workers say company refused to close despite COVID-19 outbreak," 28 Apr. 2020 Add precooked rice and toss with the oil, onions, and garlic to cook and soften for a few minutes. Danika Worthington, The Know, "5 dirtbag camping recipes inspired by Colorado," 9 Oct. 2019 More home cooks, too, are discovering that some of the best rice on offer doesn’t come precooked, in a microwavable envelope, and it isn’t imported, either. Osayi Endolyn, WSJ, "Why Chefs Are Elevating Rice to Star Ingredient Status," 13 July 2018 Stock the freezer Keep a bag or two of frozen precooked shrimp stashed. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Keep your cool: No-heat cooking keeps you comfortable and the food fresh," 5 July 2018 Typically such precooked statements, or communiques, are worked out far in advance of summits. Philip Rucker, ajc, "With smiles and a handshake, Trump and North Korea's Kim could mask gulf on nuclear arms," 11 June 2018 Earlier Thursday, Trump proclaimed himself ready for the summit, which is taking place with no precooked outcome and without the usual months or years of run-up meetings among lower level aides. Washington Post,, "Trump dangles White House visit for North Korea’s Kim if summit goes well," 8 June 2018 Having a bunch of precooked grains lying around may sound far-fetched, but our favorite one-size-fits-all method for big batch grain cooking makes having extra farro on-hand surprisingly realistic. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appetit, "Kimchi-Fried Grains Will Show You the True Power of Sunday Meal Prep," 28 Mar. 2018 Adding your own seasoning to a precooked ham is an easy way to serve a special main course at your next family dinner. Country Living, "Mustard Baked Ham," 22 Dec. 2010

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First Known Use of precooked

1964, in the meaning defined above

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9 May 2020

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“Precooked.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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