The table fork is far less time-honored than such objects as the colander, the waffle iron, the bain-marie.
Put in a buttered mould, and cook in bain-marie in the oven for about thirty minutes.
Put the saucepan in a bain-marie, and stir so that the eggs may not adhere.
Heat in a bain-marie, and turn out of the pie dish, and serve with a very good sauce poured round it.
The Americans are shivery people, stewing themselves in a bain-marie.
Boil it in a bain-marie or in a thick square cloth, in a pot of boiling water.
Put some very light chicken force meat (quenelle) in small round buttered timbale moulds, and cook in bain-marie (double boiler).
Keep the sauce very hot in a bain-marie or in a double saucepan.
Put in buttered pudding mould and bake in bain-marie (hot water bath) for about thirty minutes.
Different dishes are variously allowed to stand, cook or bake in bain-marie.
1822, from French bain-marie, from Medieval Latin balneum Mariae, literally "bath of Mary." According to French sources, perhaps so called for the gentleness of its heating. Middle English had balne of mary (late 15c.).