salt or an herb, spice, or the like, for heightening or improving the flavor of food.
the process by which a person becomes conditioned or seasoned: That pitcher had a year of seasoning.
- sea·son·ing·like, adjective
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How to use seasoning in a sentence
Even before cooking or seasoning, beef from both Beyond and Impossible has more than 350 milligrams of sodium per four ounces, compared to 75 milligrams in 85 percent lean ground beef.
Reheat, adding more water and seasoning as needed, and add the fish to cookIn a large pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat until shimmering.This herb-packed Persian fish stew is good to the last tangy, spicy spoonful | Charlotte Druckman | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
I share this affinity for the neon-yellow all-purpose seasoning, and I make my own blend.Aromatic roasted chicken with homemade adobo is an updated take on a classic meal | Christian Vazquez | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
Diverse and frost-resistant, these plants provide a great wild seasoning throughout the winter season.
Simple steaming with light seasoning or a dash of lemon is a popular way of eating them.14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean | By Bob McNally/Field & Stream | October 19, 2020 | Popular-Science
Rub pork loin with paprika, Cajun seasoning, parsley, onion powder, garlic powder, sugar, salt, and pepper.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship | Harley Morenstein | July 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Marinate flank steak in garlic, Italian seasoning, paprika, oil, salt and pepper.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship | Harley Morenstein | July 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kelvin remembered wrapping mackerel in them and eating them wild with seasoning.
Wayne has infused the whole operation with a spirit of joy and dedication that is stealth seasoning no one can duplicate.
Here, he seasons salmon like a pro and dishes out lessons about the importance of cleanliness and seasoning.2 Chainz, Snoop Lion, and More Rappers in the Kitchen | Filipa Ioannou | August 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This was merely the seasoning which people who passed from one country to another must expect.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
Keep the soup warm, but do not let it boil again; taste for seasoning.Fifty Soups | Thomas J. Murrey
Let it come to a boil; taste for seasoning, and serve with croutons.Fifty Soups | Thomas J. Murrey
I believe, if he had nothing but sage grass and sand, he could make a palatable dish of them, provided he had the seasoning.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas | Frank Gee Patchin
I know that I cannot oblige you more, my dear Belinda, than by seasoning my discourse with a little conjugal flattery.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) | Maria Edgeworth
British Dictionary definitions for seasoning
something that enhances the flavour of food, such as salt or herbs
another term (not now in technical usage) for drying (def. 2)
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