• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gratin (Cookery) The brown crust formed upon a gratinated dish; also, the dish itself, as of crusts of bread, game, or poultry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gratin A browned crust.
    • n gratin Food served in a rich sauce and covered with browned crumbs.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

She ordered thin soup, a grilled sole, and cutlets au gratin.
"Malvina of Brittany" by Jerome K. Jerome
Potatoes au Gratin 15.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
And corn au gratin and some head lettuce.
"Personality Plus" by Edna Ferber
Au gratin dishes, meat pie and various vegetables may be cooked at the same time.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
It'll be warm over the engine-room gratin'.
"Captain Scraggs" by Peter B. Kyne
And the sharp-eyed, gray-haired gent we talked to through the brass gratin' acted like he'd never heard the name Gedney Nash before.
"Torchy, Private Sec." by Sewell Ford
"My Pet Recipes, Tried and True" by Various
Say, after 8 P.M. you might as well be livin' in a sub-cellar with the sidewalk gratin' closed.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Cauliflower au Gratin, 73.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
I'm goin' to keep this business under gratin's.
"Isle o' Dreams" by Frederick F. Moore

In news:

White House Cauliflower Gratin Recipe.
With its savory mix of cheeses and a touch of nutmeg, White House Cauliflower Gratin from chef Sam Kass is the ideal accompaniment to any meal.
Chef Matthew Ridgway's Tomato Zucchini Gratin gets its punch of flavor from fresh pesto.
Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer Crab gratin at the Chowder House Cafe in Cuyahoga Falls.
Mess up a couple dishes and make a great fall gratin.
Mess up a couple dishes and make a great fall gratin.
Potato gratin with caramelized onions and prosciutto .
Carmelized onions make the texture seem richer in this potato gratin with prosciutto .
Some of the tomatoes in this gratin are cooked down to a savory sauce, while the rest are sliced and used to decorate the top.
Provençal Kale and Cabbage Gratin.
Serve this hearty gratin as a main dish.
Truffled potato gratin and creamed spinach.
Sautéed Shredded Winter Squash and Cabbage and a Winter Vegetable Gratin.
Sweet potato gratin, pear-and-sausage stuffing from SMOKE on Cherry Street chefs.
View full size Julia Child would enjoy baked scallops served in scallop shells or gratin dishes.