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emulsify, emulsion, emulsifier
Category: Technique, dish, ingredient
Definition: An emulsion is a solution that consists of two or more technically unmixable liquids, with one usually suspended in tiny portions within the other. To emulsify is to mix two such liquids fast and hard enough to create such a colloidal mixture. Given time, the two liquids will tend to separate unless specially treated with an agent (aka an emulsifier)

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June 15th, 2010
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kimchi, kimchee
Category: Dish, ingredient
Definition: A type of spicy Korean pickle made from from various vegetables but most commonly made from bok choy when encountered in the U.S. Often served as a side dish, appetizer, or an ingredient in stews or fried rice

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espresso
ess-PRESS-oh
Category: Dish, ingredient
Origin: Italian
Definition: A form of concentrated coffee that is pressure-brewed

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ghee
GEE
Category: Ingredient
Origin: Indian
Definition: A type of clarified butter used extensively in Indian cooking

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gin
Category: Ingredient
Definition: A alcoholic spirit made from juniper berries and various flavorings

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