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  1. (verb-transitive) To convert or be converted into caramel.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. As they cook, the onions keep going and eventually they are going to caramelize, which is a controlled burn of the sugars in the onion, and that's going to give a savory sweet underflavor to the soup. - RECIPES FROM GINNY BATES
  2. The dates nearly caramelize in the oven, and the salty bacon, the sweet date, and the crunchy almond exploding in your mouth all at the same time, well, it's just a bit spectacular considering it's all wrapped up in such a small little bundle. - Archive 2009-01-01
  3. In this episode, while she's waiting for the sugar, corn syrup, and water mixture to come to the boil and caramelize, she says, People are scared of recipes that have spun sugar. - Cracking a Caged Cake is Better than Blowing Out Candles
  4. The bacon grease would fry the edges of the cornbread and the sugar would caramelize to make beautiful rich brown crust. - Cornbread -- how sweet it is | Homesick Texan
  5. This will caramelize the cabbage and a touch of salt will be good seasoning or else some thin slices of bacon or salt beef will suit all tastes and religion. - Grand Rounds


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