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Kitchen Dictionary: water

Pronounced: wôtr

Water is a clear, odorless, tasteless, inexpensive and versatile liquid made by combining two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. It is a principle component of every fruit and vegetable as well as making up a large portion of living things. It can be used in a wide variety of dishes, can be a beverage on its own and can be used as a cleaner and even a solvent. Water freezes at 32°F (0°C) and boils at 212°F (100°C). When frozen, it takes a solid form called "ice", which can also be used in a variety of ways. When boiling, can be used to cook pasta and eggs.


Season: available year-round

How to select: Water comes in a many forms: distilled, spring water and tap (or municipal) water. Usually, you can get it right out of your faucet in your kitchen. Judge it by the smell; if it is odorless it is fine, if not, boiling may be required.

More Water Recipes
Popular Water Recipes
Sonic's Ocean Water
Refreshing Lemon & Cucumber Water
Sewer Water

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup 8 fl oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Potassium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g 0%

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