a brief summary, comment, or explanation that precedes a chapter, report, etc.
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How to use headnote in a sentence
We definitely recommend reading the recipe headnote to get the best result.The ultimate pizza night is within reach with these dough, sauce and topping recipes | Kari Sonde | January 18, 2022 | Washington Post
This is another recipe where you do want to pay careful attention to the headnote, as gluten-free substitutes work differently than wheat flours.The ultimate pizza night is within reach with these dough, sauce and topping recipes | Kari Sonde | January 18, 2022 | Washington Post
The headnotes on the recipe reads, “Remember that whole-wheat dough must not be kneaded and only requires a few minutes to mix.”
For dinner, I made the New York Times recipe for a Thanksgiving leftover enchilada pie, which the headnote says was developed for a children’s section of the newspaper, which made me feel a little self conscious but only a little.