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See definition of basting on Dictionary.com
  • verbmoisten during cooking
  • verbsew temporarily
  • verbpummel, thrash

synonyms for basting

  • grease
  • drip
  • lard
  • season
  • brush with liquid
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How to use basting in a sentence

He would often jazz them up with some adobo seasoning and a can or two of dark soda and would always keep an old painter’s brush on hand for basting.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BARBECUE SAUCESLAZARUS LYNCHJUNE 11, 2021EATER
Cousin Barbara had seated herself in a low rocking-chair and was pulling the basting threads from a finished garment.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
Place a piece of buttered paper over the dish, and bake in a moderate oven till it is tender, basting it frequently.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Replace the birds on the spit, and let them finish roasting, basting them continually alternately with broth and champagne.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
I haven't given you a basting since you were fifteen—but I'll paste you one right in the mouth if you don't talk straight talk!
CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWINDLEROY SCOTT
Fie, defile not thy fine workmanly fingers with the feet of kitchenstuff and basting-ladles.
THE MERMAID SERIES. EDITED BY H. ELLIS. THE BEST PLAYS OF THE OLD DRAMATISTS. THOMAS DEKKER. EDITED, WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY ERNEST RHYS.THOMAS DEKKER
Bake it in a covered pan for two hours, basting it well frequently, then make a gravy and pour over it.
LIVING ON A LITTLECAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
If you are basting with water of course the flour would not brown so quickly.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
You will always find that there will be drippings enough from any ordinary cut of meat for the purpose of basting.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
You will find that the meat will yield drippings enough for basting.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
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