ta·​ma·​ri | \ tə-ˈmär-ē How to pronounce tamari (audio) \

Definition of tamari

: an aged soy sauce prepared with little or no added wheat

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Mix the broth, soy sauce or tamari, onion, brown sugar, ginger, and garlic in a 6‑quart Instant Pot. NBC News, "An Instant Pot chicken teriyaki recipe that goes from freezer to table in 20 minutes," 5 Sep. 2019 In a large bowl, whisk together the sesame oil, lime juice, cornstarch and tamari or soy sauce until smooth. Cathy Barrow, The Denver Post, "The good old cabbage roll turns over a new leaf," 26 Aug. 2019 These black crackers bathed in tamari sauce are earthy and rich with a touch of sweetness. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, "Taste-Off: The best gluten-free crackers — and the lousy ones," 29 June 2019 In a bowl, stir together the remaining 1 tablespoon sesame oil, remaining 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar, the tamari or soy sauce, ginger, and sriracha. Leigh Belanger, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Toss soba noodles with sugar snaps, cukes, carrots, and radishes in this cool summer salad," 24 June 2019 In a small bowl, whisk together oil, tamari, honey and 1 teaspoon vinegar. Melissa Clark, The Seattle Times, "How to make sheet-pan suppers without the meat," 1 Oct. 2018 Stir in 1/2 cup tamari with oil and add 1/2 cup sesame seeds and heaping 1/2 tsp cayenne along with oats. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Best-Ever Granola," 17 Aug. 2018 In a small bowl, combine buttermilk, tamari, Worcestershire sauce and oats. Priya Krishna, WSJ, "Meatloaf Transcendent," 6 Sep. 2018 In a bowl, toss the mushrooms with the tamari and sake. Arrange the mushrooms on a rimmed baking sheet and dot with the butter. Multiple Authors, House Beautiful, "Broiled Wild Mushrooms with Tamari Butter," 1 Sep. 2010

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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