One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for hard-boiled (sense 1)
- ‘A Mediterranean medley of steamed baby artichokes, tiny hard-cooked quail eggs, and fresh, lemon is an appealing accompaniment.’
- ‘With a rubber spatula, press 1 chopped hard-cooked egg through a wire sieve onto cucumbers.’
- ‘There were pigs' feet and hard-cooked eggs prepared with sweet vinegar, ginger, and peanuts.’
- ‘However, they are not made from cornmeal but are basically a rice-flour preparation with the addition of crushed peanuts, chicken, pork, hard-cooked egg, and seasonings wrapped in banana leaves and boiled.’
- ‘Hand-chopped chicken livers, schmaltz (chicken fat), sautéed onions and hard-cooked eggs - it's the benchmark to which all others should aspire.’
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