ramequin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ramequin a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions
    • n ramequin a cheese dish made with egg and bread crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ramequin (Cookery) A mixture of cheese, eggs, etc., formed in a mold, or served on bread.
    • Ramequin The porcelian or earthen mold in which ramequins are baked and served, by extension, any dish so used.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ramequin See ramekin.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Mix well and bake in a buttered casserole or ramequins for forty minutes.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Fill little paper baskets or very small ramequin cases, grate cheese over the top, and set on ice to get firm.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
Serve the cheese ramakins, which is cheese souffle baked in ramequin dishes, with this course.
"Dinners and Luncheons" by Paul Pierce
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