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Definition of the verb caramelize

What does caramelize mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: caramelized | caramelizing | caramelizes

  1. be converted into caramel
  2. convert to caramel

Alternative definition of the verb caramelize


  1. (Cooking) To convert sugar into caramel.
  2. (Cooking) To brown sugar by means of heat.

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Google previewThe Gluten-Free Good Health Cookbook (2010)

The Delicious Way to Strengthen Your Immune System and Neutralize Inflammation by Annalise G. Roberts, Claudia Pillow

Caramelize means to expose food to heat in order to liquefy and then brown its natural sugars. By browning the sugars, you help develop the food's flavor and enhance its aroma. Technically, to “caramelize” means to cook sugar, but over the ...

Google previewWhat and how (1911)

A Practical Cook Book for Every Day Living by Rebecca Gibbons Tatnall Bush

To caramelize means to melt sugar over a moderate fire, and allow it to ...

Google previewThe Handy Nutrition Answer Book (2015)

by Patricia Barnes-Svarney, Thomas E. Svarney

caramelizeTo caramelize means to heat sugar until it melts and turns a ...

Google previewBig Small Plates (2012)

by Cindy Pawlcyn, Pablo Jacinto

To caramelize means tocook food so thatitis nicely browned onthe surface. Whether you are grilling, panfrying, or griddling, the heat level needs tobequite highin orderto caramelize food. The purposeofdeglazing is to take advantage of ...

Google previewThe Earthbound Cook (2012)

250 Recipes for Delicious Food and a Healthy Planet by Myra Goodman

THE BASICS Caramelizing Strictly speaking, to caramelize means to cook sugar until it liquefies and browns. Caramelization is a chemical reaction that occurs when the sugar in food is heated to the point where molecules are transformed, ...

Google previewThe Acquisition of the Lexicon (1994)

by Lila R. Gleitman, Barbara Landau

caramelize, carbonize, crystallize, decentralize, demagnetize, depres- surize, destabilize, equalize, fossilize, gelatinize, glutenize, harmonize, ionize, magnetize, neutralize, oxidize, polarize, pulverize, regularize, stabilize, vaporize, .

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

by Percy Russell, Anita Williams

To caramelize is to heat sugar or foods containing sugar until a brown color and characteristic flavor develop. caraway (Carum carvi). An oval-shaped brown seed named after the ancient district of Caria in Asia Minor. The caraway plant grows ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2013)

Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group

Capitol Capnomancy Capping Capri pants Capriccio Captive breeding Car park Carambola Caramelize Caravan Carbetbagger Carbohydrates Carbondating Carbon dioxide Carbonates Carbonation Carboniferous period Carbonization.

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

to gain possession of captor capturing car vehicle on wheels car-ferry carload car-park carport carsick carafe glass container for water or wine caramel burnt sugar; toffee caramelize or caramelise carapace shell of a crab, tortoise, etc. carat ...

Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek


Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Beer (2014)

The Beer Lover's Bible - A Complete Reference To Beer Styles, Brewing Methods, Ingredients, Festivals, Traditions, And More) by Christine P. Rhodes

According to some brewing experts, the direct- fire methodcanslightly caramelize the wort during brewing. See MARKET SHARE .

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

capitalize capsize capsulize caramelize carbonize catalyze categorize catheterize cauterize centralize certifies channelize characterize chastise christianize circularize circumcise citifies civilize clarifies classifies clockwise coastwise cockeyes ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

Arabicize, bureaucratize, cannibalize, capitalize, caramelize, categorize, catheterize, catholicize, characterize, Christianize, collectivize, commercialize, commoditize, commu- nalize, computerize, contrariwise, cosmeticize, counterclockwise, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

barbarize, bastardize, bestialize, bolshevize, botanize, bowdlerize, brutalize, burglarize, canalize, canonize, capsulize, caramelize, carbonize, cartelize, catalyze, catechize, cauterize, centralize, channelize, Christianize, cicatrize, circumcise, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

( caramelize + -ation.] The transformation of sugar into ...

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Scrabble value of C3A1R1A1M3E1L1I1Z10E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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