Synonyms for basting

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They may he stuffed with force-meat and roasted, basting them with butter.

Roast them carefully from twenty to thirty minutes, basting constantly.

When the first basting is dry, baste it again, and repeat this till the bird is nicely crusted over, and sufficiently done.

Alice was cutting and pinning and basting seams at the other end of the table.

A little door at the back could be opened for convenience in basting the roast.

Bake two and one-half hours, basting with butter and water while baking.

For basting use the fat that comes from the turkey during cooking.

This moistening is used in the basting, and after being freed of fat, added to the sauce.

Ample time should be given to the fitting and basting of the sleeve.

When the basting is removed, the buttonhole will be symmetrical in appearance.

WORD ORIGIN

"beat, thrash," 1530s, perhaps from the cookery sense of baste (v.2) or from some Scandinavian source (e.g. Swedish basa "to beat, flog," bösta "to thump") akin to Old Norse beysta "to beat," and related to Old English beatan (see beat (v.)).

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