Origin of colander
Examples from the Web for colander
Like the colander, in use since ancient times, it is an example of a kitchen technology that has stuck.
The table fork is far less time-honored than such objects as the colander, the waffle iron, the bain-marie.
Strain the marinade through a colander, reserving the liquid and reserving the bacon, vegetables, herbs, and spices separately.
Use the back of the spoon to press the eggplant flesh against the side of the colander to remove excess water.
Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid before draining the spaghetti in a colander.
When done, force them through a colander or a sieve, add the sugar to the pulp, and return to the stove.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Cover cranberries with water and cook until soft; mash through a colander.Cloud City Cook-Book|Mrs. William H. Nash
When done mash through a colander; then put back in the same water, throwing away the slices of bacon.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree
Let it boil over a slow fire till it is reduced to two quarts; then work it through a colander with a wooden spoon.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
Drain in a colander and allow cold water to run over it for several seconds.
Word Origin for colander
mid-14c., coloundour, probably altered from Medieval Latin colatorium "strainer" (with parasitic -n-) from Latin colatus, past participle of colare "to strain," from colum "sieve, strainer, wicker fishing net," of uncertain origin. Cognate with French couloir, Spanish colador, Italian colatojo.