Glossary (talk like a chef): Deglaze


Deglaze

Deglaze

Deglazing. Pouring a little liquid into a pan where cooking has left a deposit on the bottom, then scraping to free all the juices and mix them with the liquid.

Example: "Deglaze frying pan, where fruits are caramelized, with a little rum."

Meaning: Remove contents of frying pan , put back on heat, add rum. Scrape bottom of pan with a wooden spatula to dissolve juices in rum.
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