- an implement for ricing potatoes, squash, etc., by pressing them through small holes.
Origin of ricer
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Examples from the Web for ricer
Using a ricer or a food mill fitted with the medium blade, pass the sweet potatoes into a large bowl.Italy's Best Dessert Secret
December 9, 2010
The whites of eggs may be rubbed through a wire strainer or a ricer.The Laurel Health Cookery
Evora Bucknum Perkins
Slices of hard-cooked eggs or the yolks of eggs forced through a ricer likewise offer a touch of attractive color.
Then strain through a ricer or a strainer to remove all the liquid possible, and return the milk to the double boiler.
Put the hard-cooked egg yolks through a sieve or a ricer and sprinkle them on top of the white sauce.
Then pour off the water and force the beans through a ricer or a sieve.
- US and Canadian a kitchen utensil with small holes through which cooked potatoes and similar soft foods are pressed to form a coarse mash
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