- having or providing a finish designed to prevent food from sticking during cooking or baking: a nonstick saucepan; a nonstick cooking spray.
Origin of nonstick
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Examples from the Web for nonstick
As far as I am concerned, cooking eggs is the only purpose for nonstick pans.
Bialetti 8-inch nonstick frying pan I use this pan for one thing: cooking eggs.
Brush a nonstick cookie sheet with oil and arrange the crab cakes.Foods That We Love But Shouldn’t
July 15, 2011
Preheat the grill to high heat and brush the grate with oil or spray with nonstick cooking spray.A Savory Spring Picnic
Jamie & Bobby Deen
April 19, 2011
Using a tablespoon, drop about 24 small mounds of the cheese onto a nonstick baking sheet.What to Eat: An Adult Halloween Dinner Party
The Daily Beast
October 20, 2009
- (of saucepans, frying pans, etc) coated with a substance such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) that prevents food sticking to them
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