rolling pin


Definition of rolling pin

: a long cylinder for rolling out dough

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Separate the dough into four balls and roll them out with a rolling pin into circles about ¼ inch thick. 24. National Geographic, "Braised Goat Leg & Shoulder," 2 July 2019 Loosely roll up each circle around the rolling pin and then drape and unroll it over a pie plate; gently press into each plate and trim even with the rim. Wolfgang Puck, Twin Cities, "Wolfgang Puck: Make a special dessert for Dad on his special day," 12 June 2019 Lift it onto the rolling pin and ease it into the pan. Jean Kressy,, "Recipe: Native strawberries and rhubarb bake together in this old-fashioned New England pie," 10 June 2019 So, take one triangle and stretch it out into something resembling a rectangle, then quickly roll over it two to three times with a rolling pin. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Make Homemade Pasta Without a Machine," 7 Jan. 2019 Gently wrap dough around rolling pin and transfer to half of 15½ x 10½-inch rimmed baking sheet, placing 10-inch side of dough along longest side of pan and allowing dough to hang over 3 sides. Heather Finn, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make a Crowd-Pleasing Pumpkin Slab Pie," 19 Oct. 2018 With a rolling pin and a lot of elbow grease, the home cooks of centuries past were able to deliver beautiful bowls of handmade pasta on a nightly basis. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Make Homemade Pasta Without a Machine," 7 Jan. 2019 Add a little flour to work surface, rolling pin and/or dough if dough sticks or becomes difficult to roll. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "Recipes From the Golden Age of the Luncheon," 12 Sep. 2018 Gently run rolling pin over dough to ensure even thickness. Lisa Ludwinski, WSJ, "Pies That Bind: Thanksgiving Recipes From the Heartland," 15 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of rolling pin

1563, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of rolling pin

: a long cylinder that is used for making dough flat and smooth

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Kids Definition of rolling pin

: a cylinder (as of wood) used to roll out dough

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