ric·​er | \ ˈrī-sər How to pronounce ricer (audio) \

Definition of ricer

: a kitchen utensil in which soft foods are pressed through a perforated container to produce strings

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Drain the potatoes well, then place in a large bowl and mash them with a ricer, spoon or your hands. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Food documentary 'Soufra' comes with a cookbook," 8 Apr. 2018 Pass hot potatoes through ricer or food mill into a large bowl (cold potatoes will become gummy). Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "Ultra-Creamy Mashed Potatoes," 17 Oct. 2017 Next, they're put through a food mill or ricer and fluffed to release all steam, then mixed with heavy cream and butter, and refrigerated until completely cool. Nora Martinez Debenedetto, OregonLive.com, "Savory Rosemary Cheddar Shortbread: A tasty Christmas treat," 18 Dec. 2017 Scoop out the flesh and press through a potato ricer into a large bowl. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Best Recipes to Make for International Vegan Day," 1 Nov. 2017 Pass sweet potatoes through a food mill or potato ricer, discarding any stringy flesh that remains. Mary-frances Heck, WSJ, "Fall’s Finest (And Most Surprising) Sweet Potato Recipes," 14 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of ricer

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ricer was in 1889

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