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'You made that without using a real turkey?'

DEFINITION: v., To leave out an important ingredient when you are sharing a favorite recipe so that no one else can make it taste as good as yours. n., A recipe that is missing one or more key ingredients.

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Reskipe

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: res/kip/ee

Sentence: While shopping for the ingredients, something told Suzanne that something was just not right. How could THIS be all that was inside Julia's DELICIOUS casserole? She swore she tasted ground turkey, but why wasn't it on the list? It wasn't until the strange concoction was pulled out of the oven that Julia realized Jan had managed to slip her yet another reskippee.

Etymology: recipe + skip

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metrohumanx Hahaha. Good one, Lumee. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-26: 14:40:00

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Noteturkey

Created by: coolkids58

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Shambrosia

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: sham-BROH-zhuh

Sentence: Roxie planned to impress Bob's new boss by cooking for him a meal fit for a god. But the evening quickly turned into a noshtradamian nightmare, when Roxie, following the recipe given to her by her best friend, added spam rather than ham to the dish. The anticipated ambrosia became in a minute a shambrosia, leaving Roxie to wonder whether she had been the victim of gastronimical gall or simply of a careless case of "cordon blur".

Etymology: Shambrosia n. blend of sham: trick, hoax, fraud & ambrosia: used of various foods for mortals since 1685. Cognate: shambrosiate vb. 2, Noshtradamian: (nosh & nostradamus) 3.Gastronimical: (gastronomical & inimical) 4. Cordon blur (pun on cordon bleu).

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wonderful - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-22: 09:38:00

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Reciproximate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ress-eh-PROX-uh-muht

Sentence: Lester takes great pride in the many dishes he has developed over the years and he jealously guards his recipes so when asked for them he always offers up a reciproximate, a recipe containing the main ingredients but which always leaves out 2 or 3 very important items.

Etymology: Blend of 'recipe' and 'approximate'

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Bettycrockup

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: betty-CROCK-up

Sentence: My sister hates it when her cooking is outdone by anyone else. She has given out a few bettycrockups to ensure her cuisine reigns supreme.

Etymology: Betty Crocker (famous for her recipes) + cock up (disaster)

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petaj Yes i've seen a few episodes of iron chef in my time. - petaj, 2007-11-23: 02:29:00

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Chickenanery

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: chik/en/an/ury

Sentence: A devious friend played some serious chickenanery when she gave me a foolproof recipe for chicken divan. It turned out to be just divan.

Etymology: chicanery (deception) + chicken

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Very good! Wish I'd thought of it first. - Mustang, 2007-11-22: 07:40:00

Tremendous! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-22: 16:09:00

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Recipiece

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: res/uh/pees

Sentence: Karen: "This chocolate cake doesn't taste the same as yours. Did you give me the right recipe?" Barb: "Yes, I gave you my special chocolate cake recipiece." Karen: "Did you say recipe, or recipiece?" Barb: "Would I hold back on you? I definitely gave you my recipiece!" Karen: "I think you're saying recipiece...."

Etymology: recipe + piece

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excellent - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-22: 09:38:00

Semi-delicious word! - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-22: 18:25:00

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Thingredient

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: thin greed e ent

Sentence: When Maria gave in to requests for her recipes, she was always careful to thingredient them, so repro's never were as devine as her originals. This was fine until they hired a lab manager at work. Her contat fear was that he might get wise...

Etymology: Thin (having little substance or significance;lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture)& Ingredient (a component of a mixture or compound)

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Missgredient

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Mis-gree-dee-ent

Sentence: Whenever anyone asked Diane for her delicious christmas cake recipe she would give it to them with pleasure. Her secret was to deliberately missgredient it by leaving out some of the vital ingredients. This time it was the sultanas, glace cherries and most important of all the eight tablespoons of brandy. That was enough to make sure theirs would not taste as good as her own.

Etymology: Miss(avoid,omit) + ingredients(any of the substances that are combined to make a particular dish)

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I like it! Great job! - jajsr, 2008-11-26: 10:37:00

metrohumanx Visions of sugarplums! Nice work, TJ. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-26: 14:26:00

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Wrongcoction

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: rong kok shun

Sentence: No one could figure out why Marianne made the best chili in the family. When they tried to copy her old family recipe, it never tasted the same. One day her nephew Charlie, a criminalogical forensic chemist, decided to analyze the ingredients in a batch she had made. When he compared it to the recipe she had given him it was no wonder he kept making a wrongcoction. There was no evidence of beef, tomato, beans or known spices in the original recipe. To this day, her wrongcoction remains an unsolved mystery to Charlie.

Etymology: Wrong (not in accord with established usage or procedure) & Concoction (any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients;the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components)

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petaj clever - petaj, 2008-11-26: 02:40:00

When I said it out loud, it sounds a tad bit risque and made me giggle! Wow ... what a fun word! - silveryaspen, 2008-11-26: 03:17:00

metrohumanx Please bring a covered dish to the First Annual International Verbotomy Festival and Bake-Off scheduled for 2010 (location TBA)....no tupperware please. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-26: 10:42:00

metrohumanx And how about that sublime BEEF-A-REENO that cleared the house last Christmas? - metrohumanx, 2008-11-26: 14:31:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-22: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-15: 00:34:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James