ricer

noun

ric·​er ˈrī-sər How to pronounce ricer (audio)
: a kitchen utensil in which soft foods are pressed through a perforated container to produce strings

Examples of ricer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two other options are the potato ricer and the food mill. Carly Westerfield, Bon Appétit, 13 Nov. 2023 And among those, the biggest partisan gaps were in ricers (a jumbo garlic press for smooshing spuds), chopsticks, mandolin slicers and manual juicers — all of which were more popular among Democrats and Biden voters. Andrew Van Dam, Washington Post, 1 Dec. 2023 For a smooth puree, use a food mill or potato ricer. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 11 Oct. 2023 Then, vanilla ice cream is compressed using a spätzle press or a potato ricer. Carolyn Hagler, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Aug. 2023 Rice the potatoes with a ricer. Paris Wolfe, cleveland, 14 Nov. 2022 For smooth puree, use a food mill or potato ricer. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 7 Feb. 2021 To remove excess water, place cauliflower in cheesecloth, or ricer and squeeze. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 1 Apr. 2023 Using food mill, ricer or masher, mash vegetables. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 8 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ricer was in 1889

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“Ricer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ricer. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

ricer

noun
ric·​er ˈrī-sər How to pronounce ricer (audio)
: a kitchen utensil in which soft foods (as boiled potatoes) are pressed through a strainer
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