Cooking Terms

  • beat - To stir rapidly in a circular motion
  • boil - To heat a liquid over high heat until bubbles form and rise rapidly to the surface
  • broil - To cook food under a direct flame
  • brown - To cook food quickly over high heat so that the surface browns evenly
  • cream - To beat one or more ingredients to a smooth consistency
  • garnish - To decorate a dish with small pieces of food, such as parsley springs
  • grate - To cut into tiny pieces by rubbing food against a grater
  • hard-boil - To boil an egg in its shell until both the yolk and the white are firm
  • knead - To work dough by pressing it with the palms, pushing it outward, and then pressing it over on itself
  • marinate - To soak food in a seasoned liquid in order to add flavor and to tenderize it
  • mince - To chop food into very small pieces
  • preheat - To heat an oven before using it
  • puree - To make food into a paste or thick liquid
  • saute - To fry quickly in oil or fat, over high heat, stirring or turning the food to prevent burning
  • seed - To remove seeds from a food
  • simmer - To cook over low heat in liquid kept just below its boiling point. Bubbles may occasionally rise to the surface.
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