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Cooking Glossary

Dash
A very small amount, less than 1/8 of a teaspoon.

Deep-fry
To cook food by completely immersing in very hot fat.

Deglaze
To add a liquid (such as wine, stock or water) to the bottom of a pan in order to dissolve the carmelized drippings so that they can be added to a sauce, for added flavour.

Dice
To cut food into cubes smaller than 1cm.

Dollop
An imprecise measurement, roughly a heaped tablespoon.

Drawn butter
Melted butter.

Dredge
To lightly coat food (typically with flour, cornmeal or breadcrumbs) that is to be pan fried or sauteed.

Drippings
The natural juices and fat that drips from roasted meats.

Dusting
To sprinkle with sugar or flour.

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Heart-Friendly Recipe (Click for more information)
Heart-friendly RecipeX
This recipe contains:

Fat:
No more than 15g

Saturated Fat:
No more than 5g

Cholesterol:
No more than 150 mg

Sodium:
No more than 250 mg

Carbohydrates:
No more than 80g

Total Sugars:
No more than 25g total sugars; limit to 35g in desserts
Low-Sodium Recipe (Click for more information)
Low-Sodium RecipeX
This recipe contains:

Sodium:
No more than 200 mg

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe (Click for more information)
Diabetes-friendly RecipeX
This recipe contains:

Fat:
No more than 15g

Saturated Fat:
No more than 5g

Cholesterol:
No more than 300 mg

Sodium:
No more than 1000 mg

Carbohydrates:
No more than 50g

Total Sugars:
No more than 25g total sugars; limit to 35g in desserts
Low-Carb Recipe (Click for more information)
Low-Carb RecipeX
This recipe contains:

Carbohydrates:
No more than 45g

Total Sugars:
No more than 25g total sugars; limit to 35g in desserts
High-Fibre Recipe (Click for more information)
High-Fibre RecipeX
This recipe contains:

Fibre:
At least 3g

High-Calcium Recipe (Click for more information)
High-Calcium RecipeX
This recipe contains:

Calcium:
At least 50 mg
Quick And Easy Recipe (Click for more information)
Quick and Easy RecipeX
This recipe requires 30 minutes or less for complete preparation.
Dairy-Free Recipe (Click for more information)
Dairy-Free RecipeX
This recipe contains no milk or milk products, no casein or whey.
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Gluten-Free RecipeX
This recipe contains no gluten containing ingredients or products.


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