Oxo basting Brush basting brushes have become rather a problem in recent years.
Stuff half a dozen sweet peppers, brown in oil, then put into a baking-pan and finish cooking, basting with hot water.
For basting use the fat that comes from the turkey during cooking.
Place in a hot oven and bake for forty minutes, basting frequently with one-half cupful of water and one-half cupful of vinegar.
They may he stuffed with force-meat and roasted, basting them with butter.
Shape into a large roll; bake hour, basting occasionally with oil or butter, and water.
When the first basting is dry, baste it again, and repeat this till the bird is nicely crusted over, and sufficiently done.
Both bacon and sausage fat and that from soup stock are useful for basting lean roasts, fish, or meat loaf.
Alice was cutting and pinning and basting seams at the other end of the table.
After basting this, you will sometimes find that the material needs a little more adjusting at the edge.
"sew together loosely," c.1400, from Old French bastir "build, construct, sew up (a garment), baste, make, prepare, arrange" (12c., Modern French bâtir "to build"), probably from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *bastjan "join together with bast" (cf. Old High German besten; see bast).
"to soak in gravy, moisten," late 14c., of unknown origin, possibly from Old French basser "to moisten, soak," from bassin "basin" (see basin). Related: Basted; basting.
To strike violently and repeatedly: he basted the dog after it misbehaved (1530s+)