Verboticism: Degustify

'Who wants to test my guinea pig stew?'

DEFINITION: v. To prepare or process food in a manner that renders it unpalatable, indigestible and completely inedible. n., Food which has been prepared in such a way that it is unfit for human, or even non-human, consumption.

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Congealomeal

Created by: treehous

Pronunciation: \kən-ˈjēl-ō-'mēl\ (kon-jeel-oh-meel)

Sentence: Nick warned Lucy not to add her own ingredients when they had guests for dinner, but she still managed to congealomeal the Shepherd's Pie

Etymology: congeal- from Old French congeler "freeze, thicken," from Latin congelare "to freeze together" meal- "food, time for eating," Old English mæl "fixed time, a measure, meal"

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Retchipe

Created by: bananabender

Pronunciation: RECH - i - pee

Sentence: After Marla mixed and drank her healthy earth worm shake, Ron inquired which retchipe book she got her inspiration from.

Etymology: retch - to make an effort to vomit + recipe - list of ingredients and instructions for preparing a concoction of food or drink

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COMMENTS:

I like it!! - Mustang, 2008-01-14: 07:00:00

Retchipes for the wretched wreck of a cook gone bad! Great Creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-14: 11:20:00

very appropriate - Jabberwocky, 2008-01-14: 15:29:00

Some recipes are so bad, they sound almost ready to retch for! Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-14: 19:13:00

Its a retchtipe for disaster. Great word! - Tigger, 2008-01-15: 00:04:00

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Cuisinedegrade

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: kweh-ZEEN-de-grayd

Sentence: Caroline's one specialty was in the area of cuisinedegrade....she could make even beef wellington taste and look like pet food.

Etymology: Blend of 'cuisine' (a style or quality of cooking; cookery) and 'degrade' (lower the grade of something; reduce its worth)

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Degustify

Created by: nsoodik

Pronunciation: dee-guss-ti-fie

Sentence: My wife makes a mean poached salmon, but when it comes to jambalaya, she can degustify the freshest ingredients into an unappetizing slop.

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Yuckotash

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: yuhk-uh-tash

Sentence: People are reluctant to ask Joyce to a pot luck dinner. She insists on bring her infamous yuckotash. A few of the uninitiated will try it only to be forced to find a creative way to get rid of it without offending. Nobody has ever been brave enough to ask for her recipe to discover what ingredient triggers the gag reflex so effectively. They just know a second bite is not going to happen.

Etymology: yuck (used as an expression of disgust or repugnance) + succotash (a cooked dish of kernels of corn mixed with shell beans, especially lima beans)

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Nastecoli

Created by: LoftyDreamer

Pronunciation: nast-ee-kol-eye

Sentence: Congolia's culinary experiments began to wear on her friends and family after her brother was rushed to the hospital with a bout of nastecoli from her latest mysterious concoction.

Etymology: nasty (yucky) + e. coli (bacteria causing extreme intestinal discomfort)

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COMMENTS:

Very good word - TJayzz, 2008-11-11: 23:30:00

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Palaterrible

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: paləterəbəl

Sentence: Joan hates to waste anything. This includes food that she has kept a bit too long. Just last week she tried to pass off on her boy friend a palaterrible sandwich, made with sticky coldcuts that were making their own mayonnaise. He thought better of it and went out for lunch.

Etymology: palatable (pleasant to taste) + terrible (extremely and shockingly or distressingly bad or serious)

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Demealiorate

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: dee - meel - eor - ate

Sentence: Sandra had a cooking jinx on her. She could demealiorate a frozen pizza. When she boiled water, the air began to smell foul. So, you can imagine the Thanksgiving feast her family was soon to be in for. Everyone was gladly offering to help cook or bring dishes. Funny thing was that Sandra actually considered herself to be a cooking genius. "Let's see, I think I'll start out with turkey beast, stuffed with makerel-raisen cornbread. Hmmmm potatoes mashed with curry/anchovie paste would be good but I'll leave the rolls alone this year.

Etymology: The base of this word is ameliorate (to make better or more tolerable, improve or grow better). The word meal is inserted and the prefix "de" is added which changes words to mean less smaller or decreasing.

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Ewwchef

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: eoooo- sheph

Sentence: Mark the ewwchef that he is, made us a cassarole made of chocolate bars and smoked oysters. Sure, i suppose both are aphrodisiacs, but the combination together is deplorable. At least it was a little better, though, than his kidney bean, pickle and horseradish salad. (the worst part is that i didn't make any of theose combinations up... they are real recipes that people in my family have tried to pass off...)

Etymology: sous chef - a culinary role of assistant to the executive chef + Eww - an exclaimation said when something is gross

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Yukakibble

Created by: alimaytootsie

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