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liqueur
lick-KYOOR
Category: Ingredient, dish
Definition: Spirits that have been flavored with fruit, herbs or other ingredients and sweetened with sugar

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June 15th, 2010
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macaroon, macaron
Category: Dish
Definition: A kind of sweet, flourless cookie made with whipped egg whites and coconut shreds or nuts

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June 15th, 2010
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grits, hominy grit
Category: Ingredient, Dish
Definition: Dried, coarsely ground corn kernels that are cooked into a porridge-like dish that is a staple of Southern cooking. Hominy grits are grits made from corn kernels that have had the hard-to-digest hulls removed, and are usually what people mean when they refer to grits

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June 15th, 2010
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falafel
fah-LAH-fihl
Category: Dish
Origin: Arabic
Definition: A deep-fried ball of mashed chickpeas

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June 15th, 2010
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malt
Category: Technique, ingredient, dish
Definition: 1. To cause grain to sprout in water and then dry it, making it less sharp and sweeter. 2. A grain that has been malted. 3. A milkshake-like drink made with malted-milk powder

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June 15th, 2010
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fricassee
frihk-ah-SEE
Category: Dish
Origin: French
Definition: A French stew of poultry or rabbit served with a thick butter-based gravy

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June 15th, 2010
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fugu
FOO-goo
Category: Ingredient, dish
Origin: Japanese
Definition: The flesh of a pufferfish, which can be lethally poisonous if not properly prepared

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halva, halvah
HAHL-vah
Category: Dish
Origin: Turkish, Arabic
Definition: One of two Middle Eastern confections that can either be a gelatinous, semolina-based loaf, or a crumbly, sesame-based sweet

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June 15th, 2010
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marzipan
Category: Dish, ingredient
Definition: A paste-like confection made from almond meal and sugar, often colored and formed into various shapes, or to fill or cover cakes

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