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May 2, 2014 12:23 PM

Food Republic's 100 Culinary Terms

Interesting list of lesser known cooking words and terms. I thought I had a pretty big mental food glossary, but I think there are at least 30 here I hadn't heard of:

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  1. Thanks, ninrn. That's cool.

    1. Learned quite a few new terms.

      1. Surprised by how many of the terms I didn't know. Thanks for posting.

        Might point out that the definitions of some of the terms I do know aren't super accurate though.

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        1. re: cowboyardee

          I noticed that, too. Weird that they didn't work a little harder on that part.

        2. Wow, I feel kind of dumb now. That's a lot of words I didn't know.

          1. Let me use one in a sentence: cleptobiosis is a constant problem when I go out to dinner with friends. I wish they'd just eat what they ordered.

            In any case, pretty broad to call them "culinary": is "weakfish" really a culinary term? (A fish named for its inability to intimidate or beat up any other fish!)

            So is a "weakling" a weakfish cod?