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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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 Kapur clarifies that the mixture of tamari, sesame oil, ginger, jalapeño and scallions is not a marinade but a seasoning, and his cooks season all poke to order. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The magic of Liholiho Yacht Club," 22 June 2018 Toss with tamari, sesame oil, minced ginger, jalapeño and scallions to order. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The magic of Liholiho Yacht Club," 22 June 2018 For the Peanut Sauce: 1 cup honey roasted peanuts; 1/2 cup coconut milk; 1/4 cup lime juice; 2 tsp sesame oil; 2 T tamari soy sauce. Christina Pérez, Vogue, "Vegetarian Grilling Ideas Sure To Impress Even The Judge-iest BBQ Guests," 3 July 2018 Return the eggplant to the pan, along with the vinegar, tamari and cayenne; cook, gently tossing, for 2 to 3 minutes, so the flavors meld and the pan juices form a sauce. Joe Yonan, The Seattle Times, "This spicy eggplant dish is a riot of textures and flavors," 26 June 2018

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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