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Definition of stockpot

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

Examples of stockpot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To make the soup: Place the water, pork shoulder, spare ribs, onion and garlic in a very large stockpot over high heat and bring to a boil. Dallas News, "Frisco author Mely Martínez brings Mexico to our kitchens in her debut cookbook," 14 Sep. 2020 Fill a large stockpot with at least 4 quarts of water and bring to a rolling boil. San Diego Union-Tribune, "My ultimate comfort food: stuffed shells," 9 Sep. 2020 This 10-piece set comes with 1.5- and 2.5-quart saucepans, a 3-quart sauté pan, a 6-quart stockpot and 8- and 10-inch skillets, plus accompanying lids for all pieces. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Kohl's Labor Day sale has arrived and the markdowns are incredible," 3 Sep. 2020 In an 8-quart stockpot over medium heat, saute the onions and garlic with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, the butter and red pepper flakes for 10 minutes, until the onions start to brown. Paul Stephen,, "Recipe: Ina Garten’s Roasted Tomato Basil Soup," 2 Sep. 2020 Heat toasted sesame oil in a large stockpot over medium. Ana Calderone,, "Selena Gomez Dishes on Her Favorite 'Comfort Foods' and Learning to Cook in Quarantine," 27 Aug. 2020 For a more flavorful stock: In a large stockpot over medium-high heat, heat about 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil until shimmering. Ann Maloney, Washington Post, "The easiest way to cook lobster: Steam it," 19 Aug. 2020 This 6-quart carbon steel stockpot works on all types of ovens and is perfect for making stews and sauces en masse. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, "Le Creuset cookware is up to 70% off during the Factory to Table Sale," 10 Aug. 2020 Place all ingredients in a large stockpot and bring to a boil. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Get Cooking: Americans put the tomato in ketchup," 24 July 2020

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First Known Use of stockpot

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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23 Sep 2020

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“Stockpot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of stockpot

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

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