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Bain-marie: a water bath

Bain-marie

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Definition: A bain-marie is a container filled with hot water that is used during the cooking process, as with a creme brulee. A bain-marie can also be used for holding a finished product, as with a Hollandaise sauce.
Pronunciation: bane-mah-REE
Also Known As: Water bath

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