- chew·i·ness, noun
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How to use chewy in a sentence
It’s rustic, a bit chunky and chewy rather than silky, but pair this with a savory stew, or some jamón tapas, and it will shine.This $14 Italian red is a gem that invites a pairing with a pot roast or pasta | Dave McIntyre | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
I was momentarily stunned into silence after a bite of her chewy, chocolate-enrobed thyme caramel.This Valentine’s Day, reach for a better box of chocolates | Daniela Galarza | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
The flesh should be chewy and moist, with a musky sweetness and floral aroma.
Gluten gives dough its doughiness, helping it stretch and rise, trapping air bubbles, and making the finished product chewy and fluffy.
It was “lovely,” “buttery, crispy, flavorful,” and “crispy-chewy” with “nice and rich chocolate.”Who makes the best chocolate chip cookie? We tasted 14 top brands and ranked them. | Matt Brooks | December 4, 2020 | Washington Post
If you prefer them chewy in the middle and crisp outside, chill the balls of dough.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Ina Garten | November 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Quaker chewy Dipps Chocolate Chip granola bar is more than 40 percent sugar by weight.
Like a muffaletta, the bread must be chewy enough to stay tough when wrapped around oily foods.The Jersey Shore’s Biggest Weiners Are at Jimmy Buff’s | Jane & Michael Stern | June 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When they are done, the casing has transformed from translucent membrane into chewy, wrinkled coat.
Imagine eating an entire box of soft, chewy chocolate cookies.How to Watch Out for Hidden Sugar and Replace With Leaner Substitutes | Diana Le Dean | February 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The taste is good beyond words, and the consistency is pleasingly "chewy" without being tenacious to the point of teeth pulling!Candy-Making Revolutionized | Mary Elizabeth Hall
Some people like the vegetable nougatine soft, others like it "chewy," and still others want it to be hard.Candy-Making Revolutionized | Mary Elizabeth Hall
British Dictionary definitions for chewy
of a consistency requiring chewing; somewhat firm and sticky
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