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TermDefinition
decant The pouring of wine (generally) from the bottle to another container, slowly, so any sediment remains in the bottle.
devein To remove the vein from the back of a shrimp.
dice To cut food into small cubes about 1/4 inch or 5mm across.
divide, divided use as in, divide sugar, amount stated will be divided up to be used in different parts of the recipe.
dollop An indeterminent measure of soft food, such as whipped cream, spooned onto a dish or other food.
drippings The liquid and melted fat left from cooking meat in a pan.
dumpling A dough ball cooked in a liquid, such as soup.
Dutch oven A large, normally cast iron, pot with a very tight fitting lid that prevents steam from escaping during cooking.
ea each as in 1 lemon, 1 onion, or whatever.
egg wash Egg whites or yolks mixed with some water or milk, brushed onto baked goods.

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