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verb as in cook under direct heat

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Sear, sauté, simmer, bake, broil, braise, roast, fry, or grill with this versatile cast iron pick, which comes pre-seasoned and ready to use.

Just look at it, talk to everyone, but don’t take your eyes off that broil, because if you do burn it, it does set it back.

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If you have the choice of options, a hotter broil is great for quick-cooking dishes, or for putting color on a big piece of already-cooked meat like a hunky reverse-seared rib-eye or a roast.

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But meat is very forgiving; just broil, cut into chunks, put in the slow cooker insert, and pop in the fridge.

From the former, I learned that you can broil pot roast instead of browning it in a skillet.

Cook at 425 degrees for about 10 minutes or broil quickly until the brittle has melted to give a smooth covering.

Grill or broil, turning occasionally, until the skins are black and blistered.

I was his master, however unlearned I 136 might be; his elder and master, to be sure, in a broil of our folk.

Broil them over a clear fire, turning them frequently for a quarter of an hour, and serve them up with mushroom sauce.

Dip each piece of rabbit in breadcrumbs and broil, sprinkling the pieces with the marinade.

It's the devil's own broil ye'll find yourself in if you refuse.

Broil it carefully and rare, then go and toss quoits with Hercules.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to broil, such as: roast, sear, burn, melt, and scorch.

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