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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) A food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid
  2. (verb) To crush or grind food into a puree.
  3. (noun) A type of unleavened bread from India and Pakistan.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. There are a variety of reasons for this, including the facts that pumpkin puree is relatively inexpensive, easy to find, convenient to use and very consistent in color, flavor and texture. - How to make your own pumpkin puree | Baking Bites
  2. The word puree, meaning thoroughly crushed fruits, vegetables, or animal tissue, comes ultimately from the Latin purus, meaning “pure.” - On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
  3. (** The recipe calls for cake flour and if you only have all-purpose flour on hand, you can substitute 3/4 cup (105 grams) all purpose flour plus 2 tablespoons (30 grams) cornstarch.) (* If fresh sweet potato is not available where you live you may use canned sweet potato, yams, and pumpkin puree) - CAKE SLICE BAKERS: SWEET POTATO CAKE
  4. The smattering of dinner plates, meanwhile, runs from spiced short rib w/gorgonzola & jalapeno polenta, to cumin/espresso chicken sided with smoked pumpkin puree, to apple-onion chutney'd bacon-wrapped bratwurst (considering it's wrapped in bacon, bratbest is probably more accurate). - Thrillist: Chelsea Manor: A Decked Out Club With Badass Bites
  5. In a large measuring cup, or a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, vegetable oil, melted butter, pumpkin puree, milk and vanilla extract until all ingredients are well combined. - Pumpkin and Chocolate Layer Cake | Baking Bites


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