stock·​pot | \ ˈstäk-ˌpät How to pronounce stockpot (audio) \

Definition of stockpot

1 : a pot in which soup stock is prepared
2 : an abundant supply : repository

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Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large stockpot or large Dutch oven over medium heat. Janelle Bitker,, "“East Bay Cooks” celebrates culinary diversity of Oakland, Berkeley and other cities," 6 Sep. 2019 To ensure that the food stays submerged in the water while cooking, Tesar recommends clipping the bag to the edge of the water bath bin or stockpot (use a metal binder clip or a clothespin). Dallas News, "Sous vide school: 3 top Dallas chefs teach us how to cook chicken, steak and even octopus," 20 Aug. 2019 In 2001, the Smithsonian packed up her workplace—butcher block, stockpots and stand mixer—and then reassembled it at the National Museum of American History. David Kindy, Smithsonian, "For 100 Years, KitchenAid Has Been the Stand-Up Brand of Stand Mixers," 8 Aug. 2019 The seven stainless steel pieces (including a fry pan, sauce pan, sauté pan, and stockpot plus lids) in this set are oven and dishwasher-safe along with being stick-resistant. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "10 splurge-worthy Prime Day deals that are actually worth the money," 15 July 2019 Fill a large stockpot with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Allegra Ben-amotz, WSJ, "This Ingredient Lights Up a Dish Like No Other," 18 Dec. 2018 Carefully transfer jars to boiling water in stockpot and boil 10 minutes. Allegra Ben-amotz, WSJ, "This Ingredient Lights Up a Dish Like No Other," 18 Dec. 2018 In a medium-size heavy stockpot, over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Alex Hitz, House Beautiful, "Asparagus Soup with Perfect Sea Scallops from Alex Hitz," 14 Mar. 2014 For the broth: For the cucumber pickles: For radish pickles: For assembly: 1. Make broth: In a large stockpot over high heat, combine water, kombu and shiitake mushrooms. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "How to Eat to Beat the Heat, Korean Style," 8 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of stockpot

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of stockpot

: a large pot for making stock, soups, stews, etc.

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