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1(of a pie) baked in a deep dish to allow for a large filling.‘deep-dish apple pie’
- ‘The food basket was stuffed with savory meat pies, potato salad and a wonderful deep-dish apple pie for dessert.’
- ‘As for the desserts, yay for the deep-dish apple pie, the cappuccino-chocolate pudding, and milk shakes that are almost at corner-malt-shoppe-level thickness.’
- ‘Peach cobbler looks more promising than it is, with a thin top crust like a deep-dish pie; unfortunately, that crust is tough.’
- ‘Whether you serve a fruity deep-dish cobbler draped with a homemade pastry crust or a lush pumpkin cheesecake, keep the servings small.’
- 1.1 (of a pizza) baked in a deep dish and having a thick dough base.
- ‘As someone whose idea of fine dining is deep-dish pizza, I am perhaps not the ideal Food Network viewer.’
- ‘A roll of carnival-style tickets will get you anything from classic Chicago-style deep-dish pizza to an overflowing plate of Cuban caldo gallego.’
- ‘The other night, Rick comes home with two extra-large deep-dish meat-lover's pizzas with extra cheese.’
- ‘To Sharon and anyone else who can get to East Boston, you must visit Santarpio's, some of the most amazing pizza ever-a whole different species compared to Chicago deep-dish.’
- ‘Walking through Giordano's restaurant a few blocks from the hotel - as an eager prospective resident of Chicago, his lunch request for deep-dish pizza was predictable.’
- ‘Jeph and Amara sat underneath the stars eating deep-dish pizza from Chicago's world famous Geneo's.’
- ‘The 36-restaurant chain that serves up deep-dish pizzas, also capitalizes on the interest in on-location brewing with 10 microbrewery locations.’
- ‘In fact, I stopped, and picked up three different kinds of deep-dish pizza that could often be found there.’
- ‘The signature dessert, one of the original menu items along with the Chicago Seven deep-dish pizza, is a large cookie baked in a pizza pan and served piping hot.’
- ‘I was brought one of my favorites of the fast food-junk food market: deep-dish pepperoni and sausage extra cheese pizza with garlic breadsticks and garlic sauce for dipping.’
- ‘For supper, they wanted to try some of the famous Chicago deep-dish pizza.’
- ‘Later, the Leader celebrated her victory with Vikki and a huge deep-dish pepperoni pizza.’
- ‘‘I think I had enough of it growing up and seeing the struggles my dad went through,’ he says, digging into a slice of deep-dish mushroom pizza.’
2informal Extreme or thoroughgoing.‘a deep-dish Catholic’
- ‘Criterion serves up two more deep-dish DVDs from yesteryear’
- ‘Engh provides his full package here - partially hidden greens, rhythmic mounds, deep-dish bunkers and some great risk-and-reward shots.’
- ‘There are the same subtly contoured greens, guarded by the same generic, deep-dish bunkers that have become de rigueur for a major-championship course.’
- ‘In 1999, the network created Action, a deep-dish, critically acclaimed satire of Hollywood.’
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