- to remove the glaze from (porcelain or the like), so as to impart a dull finish.
- to add wine or other liquid to (a pan in which meat has been roasted or sauteed) so as to make a sauce that incorporates the cooking juices.
Origin of deglaze
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Examples from the Web for deglaze
Combine the deglaze with a second cup of chicken stock in a saucepan.5 Healthy Spa Meals
January 13, 2011
Then add in the roasted oxtail and deglaze with the red wine and port.Fresh Picks
July 6, 2010
I love this move where I deglaze a pan with alcohol, and flames shoot up.The Trailer Park Gourmet
November 10, 2009
Deglaze with soy sauce and add lime juice and sugar and stir to dissolve sugar.Steamed Edamames, Roasted Duck, Garlic Bok Choy
The Daily Beast
December 23, 2008
- (tr) to dilute meat sediments in (a pan) in order to make a sauce or gravy
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