wax paper


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Turn the iron on low and place a piece of wax paper on the ironing board. Washington Post, "Hints From Heloise: Calling out this scam," 2 Sep. 2019 Wrap in plastic wrap or waxed paper and freeze; pack frozen for the journey and devour when thawed. Susan Clotfelter, The Know, "Bored with raisins? Try these 5 “fancy” trail mix recipes," 27 Aug. 2019 Place each steak between two pieces of waxed paper and using a wooden mallet or rolling pin, pound the steaks to a thickness of about ½ inch. Michalene Busico, Dallas News, "'Mercados' cookbook explores the wonders of Mexico's markets and brings home the recipes," 31 July 2019 My single-minded pursuit of all things porky, all things eaten on a stick, all things battered and fried and served in wax paper makes me a bit of a drag. Anchorage Daily News, "10 things our dining writer can’t wait to eat at the Alaska State Fair," 22 Aug. 2019 Cover chicken with wax paper and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Redbook, "Easy Weeknight Meals: Lemon-Mustard Grilled Chicken," 17 Aug. 2012 Put chicken on a plate; cover loosely with wax paper. Jeanmarie Brownson, Twin Cities, "Refresh your summer cooking with versatile mint for grilled meats, salads and tea," 18 July 2019 Sandwich the dough between two pieces of wax paper. Tara Duggan, SFChronicle.com, "Recipe: William Werner’s Tomato Tart," 23 July 2019 Jessica preps the dog and wraps it up like a tamale, neatly twisting the ends of a square of wax paper. al.com, "Beach bound? Don’t miss this Baldwin Co. hot dog stand," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of wax paper

circa 1844, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of wax paper

US : paper that is covered with wax in order to prevent water and other substances from passing through it and that is often used to wrap food

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