forcemeat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n forcemeat mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Forcemeat (Cookery) Meat chopped fine and highly seasoned, either served up alone, or used as a stuffing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n forcemeat In cookery, meat chopped fine and seasoned, either served up alone or used as stuffing; farced meat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Forcemeat meat chopped fine and highly seasoned, used as a stuffing or alone
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Corrupt. for farce-meat, fr. F. farce, stuffing. See Farce (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A corr. of farce.

Usage

In literature:

Butter a pie dish and make little quenelles of the forcemeat.
"The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:" by Mrs. W. G. Waters
You do not know the flavour of this forcemeat.
"Droll Stories, Volume 1" by Honore de Balzac
This shop made a specialty of forcemeat pasties.
"The Fat and the Thin" by Emile Zola
You do not know the flavour of this forcemeat.
"Droll Stories, Complete" by Honore de Balzac
Then put heaping teaspoonful of forcemeat in each one, and cover with crumbs.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
Flavour the soup with a little cayenne pepper, and serve some egg forcemeat balls in it, about the size of small marbles.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
Indeed, it makes a fine forcemeat for most anything.
"The Khaki Kook Book" by Mary Kennedy Core
Simmer one hour, strain into a hot tureen, place in the forcemeat balls, which have been previously fried, and serve quickly.
"New Vegetarian Dishes" by Mrs. Bowdich
If you wish to stuff the fowl use a forcemeat made as follows, (cost ten cents,) and carefully sew it up in the carcass.
"Twenty-Five Cent Dinners for Families of Six" by Juliet Corson
Those who are fond of forcemeat may slip the skin off the neck, and fill it with No.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
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In news:

1 recipe of your favorite stuffing, forcemeat, duxelle, or salpicon.
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