Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Able to resist great heat.‘a heavy heatproof casserole’
preservative, protecting, safeguarding, shielding, defensive, safety, precautionary, preventive, preventative, coveringView synonyms
- ‘Put the herbs and milk into a small heatproof pan and heat almost to boiling.’
- ‘Heat half the butter in a 30 cm frying pan with a heatproof handle.’
- ‘To make the dressing, combine all ingredients except oil in a heatproof bowl.’
- ‘Place on a heatproof plate in the bottom of a large saucepan.’
- ‘Using a wooden spoon or heatproof spatula, scrape off any mushroom bits that have stuck.’
- ‘Tip the layer of oil from the roasting tin into a heatproof jug - you can use it for roasting potatoes another day.’
- ‘The cloak was cool, but that didn't mean it was heatproof.’
- ‘Place in a heatproof cooking bag and add the port, veal stock, onion, and cinnamon sticks.’
- ‘So you'd better be heatproof or just plain quick if you're collecting data from the surface of this forsaken place.’
- ‘Heat the oil in a large heatproof casserole pan and fry the sausage until browned.’
- ‘Place in a heatproof casserole dish; add about quarter-inch water.’
- ‘Wash jars and lids in a dishwasher and while still hot put on a heatproof tray into an oven at 120C for 15-20 minutes.’
- ‘They are wax-based, so they are naturally more water-resistant and heatproof.’
- ‘Combine the apricots and the baking soda in a heatproof bowl.’
- ‘Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl suspended over a saucepan of barely simmering water.’
- ‘Using a heatproof spatula, put them on a plate and cook the remaining slices in the same way.’
- ‘Put the kipper fillets in a jug or heatproof bowl and pour a kettle of boiling water over them.’
- ‘Arrange three roasted figs on a heatproof plate and drizzle the tops with roasted fig juice.’
- ‘Mix half the liquid ingredients together and spoon over a heatproof plate that will take the whole fish and fit in a large steamer.’
- ‘Drain this off two or three times into a heatproof bowl, basting the fat over the breasts at the same time.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.