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Kitchen Dictionary: caramelize

Pronounced: KAR-ah-meh-lyz, KEHR-ah-meh-lyz

To heat sugar until it liqufies and becomes a clear syrup ranging in color to a dark brown, or to sprinkle sugar on top of food and placed under a heat source until the top forms a crust, or to heat foods until their natural sugars come out and form a brown crust on the food (not the same as burning the food though).

Technique

Season: available year-round

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat (%)
Total Fat 0.0g %
Saturated Fat 0.0g %
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg %
Sodium 0mg %
Potassium 0mg %
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g %
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g %

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