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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CASSEROLE

It is colored in the oven, and when nearly done is transferred to a casserole.

Stick the cloves into it, and place it in the bottom of a casserole.

Simmer in a casserole in three ounces of butter one chopped onion.

Cover the casserole and put in the oven until the ox tail is soft.

In a casserole put three ounces of butter and set on the stove.

Put the crushed peppers in a casserole with a glass of white wine.

Put six chopped shallots in a casserole with one ounce of butter.

Melt two ounces of butter in a casserole, add the eggs, and scramble.

Put in a casserole with three ounces of butter, salt and a pinch of sugar.

Put two ounces of butter and three ounces of rice in a casserole, and heat.

WORD ORIGIN

1706, "stew pan," from French casserole "sauce pan" (16c.), diminutive of Middle French casse "pan" (14c.), from Provençal cassa "melting pan," from Medieval Latin cattia "pan, vessel," possibly from Greek kyathion, diminutive of kyathos "cup for the wine bowl." Originally the pan, since c.1930 also of the dishes cooked in it, via cookery phrases such as en casserole, à la casserole.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CASSEROLE

bowl

nounhollow, concave container
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