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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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Roasttrickey

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: row-st-trick-ee

Sentence: For some reason, I just can't put my finger on it, my Christmas roast never turns out quite like my sister's. Do you suppose she has given me a roasttrickey. It's curious that mine is so FOWL, while hers is so tasty.

Etymology: roast turkey + trick (or trickery)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Not sure - maybe that should have been roasttrickery - petaj, 2008-11-26: 02:41:00

You've come up with a verbotomy recipe for success! Pun fun at its very best! - silveryaspen, 2008-11-26: 03:11:00

Response to your comment ... I think you chose well ... I like roasttrikey best ... seems to make a better sounding pun. - silveryaspen, 2008-11-26: 03:14:00

Good one...will be remembering it tomorrow. - mweinmann, 2008-11-26: 09:35:00

metrohumanx I like tricky stuffing and tricky gravy, too. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-26: 14:06:00

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Meniou

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: men eye owe you

Sentence: Due to his forgetfulness, the menu became a meniou, his duck a l'orange became duck a l'oh oh.

Etymology: menu IOU

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Hoaxture

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: HOKS/tur

Sentence: It was clear, as we all passed the jello mold and drank, that Jim had fallen for a hoaxture.

Etymology: hoax + mixture

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metrohumanx BEWARE the Jell-o shots. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-26: 14:32:00

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Sabotiramisu

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: SAB-uh-TIR-ah-M'-soo

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 noshmare, 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, but worse was yet to come when she added freshly made toffee rather than strongly brewed coffee to the italian dessert, leaving Roxie to wonder whether she had been the victim of sabotiramisu or simply a case of her own shortsighted "cordon blur".

Etymology: SABOTIRAMISU: Blend of SABOTAGE: any undermining of a cause. & TIRAMISU : The name Tiramisu is Italian and means "pull-me-up" (Tirami su), a reference to the effects of the sugar and espresso, and can be translated figuratively as "pick-me-up" or in this case: "put-me-down". ShAMBROSIA n. blend of sham: trick, hoax, fraud & ambrosia: used of various foods for mortals since 1685. Cognate: shambrosiate vb.

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petaj Love the sentence - petaj, 2008-11-26: 02:39:00

All so good ... but cordon blur ... is my favorite for today! (wink/grin) - silveryaspen, 2008-11-26: 03:28:00

wonderful - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-26: 11:22:00

metrohumanx Hahaha...NOSHMARE!....I initially thought the key was "sabot"...(a thrust-transmitting carrier that positions a missile in a gun barrel or launching tube and that prevents the escape of gas ahead of the missile) Eiter way, it's a great word, O-Bob. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-26: 14:24:00

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Ingredomit

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: in-greed-oh-mit

Sentence: Getting a real turkey was one important imgredomit that the diners at the party did not appreciate.

Etymology: ingredient + omit

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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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Dishingenuous

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: dish-in-gen-u-ous

Sentence: Mrs. Spaghettini was totally dishingenuous when it came to her pizzelle recipe. She would proudly bring them to church suppers and card parties and listen to the accolades of all the church ladies. However, it was a mystery that no one could duplicate her recipe, even though she wrote it down for everyone. It wasn't until after her death that her daughter revealed the missing ingredient - homemade wine. Perhaps that's why the church suppers turned ugly when the ladies started arguing about football, religion and politics.

Etymology: dish: a particular variety or preparation of food + disingenuous: not straightforward or candid; calculating or insincere (Pizzelles - Italian anise cookies that look like little church windows and taste divine even without the wine)

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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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Culensconce

Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: c-uh-en-sk-uhn-se

Sentence: Debbie knew she'd been culensconced, because she followed Dave's receipe and it still didn't taste like his.

Etymology: Combination of the beginning of "culinary" and the word "esconce"

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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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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