un·salt·ed | \ ˌən-ˈsȯl-təd \

Definition of unsalted 

: not treated, provided, or seasoned with salt : not salted unsalted butter unsalted chicken broth unplowed and unsalted roads

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Grease and line two 8-inch baking pans with a little unsalted butter and parchment paper cut to size. Nik Sharma, SFChronicle.com, "A Brown Kitchen: Mango layer cake for a fresh summer treat," 11 July 2018 To make dressing: In a blender, pulse roasted unsalted peanuts, rice wine vinegar, low-sodium tamari, canola oil, honey, water and jalapeño until slightly chunky. Betsy Stephens, Good Housekeeping, "Kale Salad with Chicken," 4 Dec. 2017 The White Rice Diet: Literally unsalted white rice for every meal. Jes Baker, SELF, "Nope, I’m Not Trying to Lose Weight," 26 June 2018 Heloise Dear Heloise: Why do some recipes call for unsalted butter and others don't seem to care? Heloise, Houston Chronicle, "The basics of buttermilk," 12 June 2018 Cut in 1 stick of unsalted butter until the mixture resembles granola. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Rhubarb: How to cook, store, freeze the perfect pie plant," 29 May 2018 To buy: 1 small package whole unsalted almonds, 3 / 4 pound sole fillet, 1 small bunch parsley, 1 small package penne pasta and 1 / 2 pound sugar snap peas. Linda Gassenheimer, miamiherald, "Sweet peas a tasty pairing with this fresh sole dish," 3 June 2018 My first challenge was locating all the ingredients, of which there are 22, including, but not limited to, avocados, bread, carrots, garlic, crème fraîche, cardamom pods, unsalted butter, lemons, dill, and ground sumac. Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, "I Made Sqirl’s 22-Ingredient Avocado Toast," 1 June 2018 Terminal tackle was a 1/8-ounce Strike King stand-up shaky head with an unsalted watermelon candy Zoom Trick Worm. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "Redfish gobble this bass finesse bait in the marsh," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unsalted

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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