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noun as in sourness

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The rewards might be a warm-spiced cabernet franc from the Loire Valley and loose coffee pastry cream puddled in a chocolate tart brushed with espresso syrup.

Shortly after that, I ended up with leftover rutabaga, so I peeled, diced and roasted it — it takes a lot longer to get tender than butternut squash — and filled the tart with that root vegetable along with grated Gruyere, olives and dried rosemary.

I’ve stored the phyllo and am taking a break from the tart, but then I was eyeing some near-their-expiration red potatoes in my kitchen and thinking I’ll make it again, maybe with roasted potato, fontina and chives.

I made a tart with butternut squash, kalamata olives, feta and thyme as McKenna directed.

Now, this quick tart preparation will likely pop into my head anytime I have leftover roasted root vegetables.

Some dried cranberries for tartness and a sprinkle of sea salt make these my all-time favorite cookies.

Their tartness and strictness and miserliness had made the life of the girls in the school uncomfortable for some time.

The tartness of the apricots gives a flavor that is pleasing to most persons.

"Perhaps I did, and perhaps I did not," she answered, matching his tartness.

"Thank you, I'm a long way outside of that class," retorted Mr. Emerson with some tartness.

"Never mind our driving; we have had a fine time," Isabel retorted, with pettish tartness.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tartness, such as: acidity, acridity, bitterness, and sour.

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