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

Examples of ricer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this instance, a food mill or ricer comes in handy. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, 19 June 2021 San Antonio restaurateur Jason Dady says a potato ricer is not only perfect for making mashed potatoes, but a critical tool for gnocchi as well. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, 25 Nov. 2020 Use a food mill, ricer, or masher to mash vegetables. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, 10 Dec. 2019 Humble beginnings, unprecedented success San Antonio, 1932: Gustavo Olguin, a cook, agrees to sell an adapted potato ricer, his complete list of retail accounts (all 19 of them) and his recipe for fried corn chips to C. E. Doolin. Ginni Beam, Dallas News, 17 Oct. 2018 Remove the skin and puree though a food mill or potato ricer onto a lightly floured work surface. ExpressNews.com, 10 Feb. 2020 Using a ricer yields a light, uniformly smooth mash. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Oct. 2019 Peel the skin off of the potatoes and rice them, with a potato ricer, into a large bowl. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, 21 Nov. 2019 On the continuum from slightly textured to exquisitely satiny spuds, use a potato masher (rustic, but fine!), ricer (nicer!), or food mill fitted with the finest disk (woooow!). Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 23 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of ricer

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Ricer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ricer. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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