verb (used with or without object), car·a·mel·ized, car·a·mel·iz·ing.
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How to use caramelize in a sentence
In the sauce, raisins plump up and soak in the flavor of tomato paste, shallots turn dark and caramelized, and sardines bring a balancing brininess.
The tomatoes cooked as if they were roasting and caramelizing, turning into sauce, but then there was a cake, so it was this very confusing experience of a savory thing on top of a sweet.The Stars of Netflix’s ‘Waffles + Mochi’ Make the New Show a Delightful Watch|Jenny G. Zhang|March 19, 2021|Eater
The sauce — made by caramelizing sugar, then adding soy sauce — gets made to order, and it sweetens chicken that’s twice fried.At Lucky Danger, two talented chefs just want to have fun with their American Chinese food|Tom Sietsema|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Maybe you’re working with a two-inch pork chop, a cauliflower steak the size of a brick, or large chunks of onion that take a little longer to soften before they caramelize.
As the meat cooked, the vegetables steamed and caramelized slightly underneath.Give in to pandemic cravings, starting with a homemade cheesesteak sandwich|David Hagedorn|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
Caramelize half the sugar and add to it the 1/2 cupful of boiling water.
Caramelize 1/2 cupful of the sugar, add the water, and cook until the caramel has dissolved.
When all the water has boiled away, the sugar begins to caramelize or become brown, and develops a characteristic flavor.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Caramelize one cup of the sugar and add two cups of water to dissolve.
Caramelize the sugar, add the hot water and pour over the softened gelatin.