a frying pan.
a cylindrical serving vessel of the late 17th and early 18th centuries, having a hinged lid, a handle, and, sometimes, feet.
Chiefly British. a long-handled saucepan.
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How to use skillet in a sentence
Partially cover the skillet and steam the dumplings until most of the water cooks off.Homemade dumplings bring me closer to family this Lunar New Year, even from far away | Marian Liu | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
In a skillet over medium-high heat, warm one tablespoon of oil.
Remove the chicken from the oven and pour the liquid into the skillet, avoiding direct contact with the chicken.Aromatic roasted chicken with homemade adobo is an updated take on a classic meal | Christian Vazquez | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
Then head to the beach, scoop them up by the dozens, and fry them in a skillet.
Similarly, it’s important to let a skillet heat up on the stove top, too.
Preheat oven to 375°F. Heat the vegetable oil in a large, high-sided cast iron skillet.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole | Carla Hall | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Heat the rum in a small skillet over medium until reduce by half.
Buster can break eggs into a skillet and has done it a number of times this morning.
Don dropped the skillet, jumped into a crouch, went for his gun.
I had no idea if it would even work, but right on the packaging Carr Valley actually recommends sautéing this cheese in a skillet.
Kit turned a silencing frown on the philosopher of the skillet, but Billie went toward the guest with outstretching hands.The Treasure Trail | Marah Ellis Ryan
A pile of wood was heaped near some smoke-blackened stones, and to one side were a dingy coffee-pot and a skillet.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends | Stanley R. Matthews
On Sunday night there had been a hop on the shore of the lake, and a constable had danced with a skillet-wiper from town.A Yankee from the West | Opie Read
You know, I think he kinda likes you; when you quit transmitting out there, Johnny was like a cat on a hot skillet.Tight Squeeze | Dean Charles Ing
The cooking fixtures generally used are of sheet iron; a dutch oven and skillet of cast metal are very essential.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX | Joel Palmer
British Dictionary definitions for skillet
a small frying pan
mainly British a saucepan
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