rolling pin


Definition of rolling pin

: a long cylinder for rolling out dough

Examples of rolling pin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With your hands and a heavy rolling pin, press and roll the dough into a rectangle no longer than the length of the baking pan. cleveland, "Homemade crackers: Who needs a box?," 25 June 2020 If fresh pies are on your menu, a rolling pin is key to shaping your dough, and this two-in-one option from Norpro is an Amazon favorite. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "How to have the ultimate pizza night at home," 17 June 2020 Place cookies in a resealable plastic bag and use rolling pin to crush them. Mary Bergin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin's ice cream makers rely on pints, carryout and new flavors as an unusual summer begins," 9 June 2020 Use a rolling pin to roll out the pastry to roughly double its size. Jonathan Miles, Field & Stream, "How to Cook Steelhead Wellington," 22 May 2020 Using the flat side of a meat mallet, a rolling pin, or the bottom of a small heavy pot, pound steak in a sliding motion, from center outward. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Beef and Asparagus Negimaki," 10 Apr. 2020 Bring out the rolling pins, the cookie cutters, melon ballers, and whatever else is lurking in your kitchen drawers to inspire the troops to greater artistic aspirations. Beth Segal, cleveland, "All in the family: Cooking with your kids while in quarantine," 5 May 2020 Cover with another sheet and break out your meat mallet, rolling pin or a big heavy can of tomatoes or beans. Los Angeles Times, "How to Boil Water: Chicken cutlets," 31 Mar. 2020 Unroll pie crust onto sugar mixture, then use rolling pin to gently roll dough so mixture sticks. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Shoofly Pie," 20 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of rolling pin

1563, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rolling pin was in 1563

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28 Jun 2020

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“Rolling pin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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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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