crispy crispy  /ˈkrɪ spi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) tender and brittle

Usage(s):

  1. A waiter appears moments later with saffron golden rice and tender chunks of curried potatoes, fried cashews, wisps of crispy onions and ruby-red barberries imported from Tehran.
  2. Or a fresh California date, crispy with tart honey that I can get only for a few weeks in Southern California.
  3. In a large saut pan, cook pancetta until crispy.

News

  1. Half-croissant, half-donut, 'cronut' takes N.Y. by storm (video)

    What do you get when you cross a buttery French croissant with a deep-fried, crispy U.S. donut? You get a 'cronut.'
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Green lentil salad with crispy bacon, carrots, onions and dill

    For this edition of Cooking at Home, YNN's Dan Eaton is preparing a green lentil salad with crispy bacon, carrots, onions and dill. Make this tasty salad ahead of time and serve room temperature or cold if you like.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: YNN Rochester

  3. John Kunkel honored as a Florida Entrepreneur of the Year

    Miami foodies know John Kunkel for his crispy friend chicken (Yardbird), tangy northern Thai delicacies (Khong River House) , smokey brisket (Swine) and healthy cheap Mexican eats (Lime Fresh.) The founder and CEO of the 50 Eggs group is also a freshly awarded Ernst & Young Florida Entrepreneur of the Year in the hospitality category. (He previously was honored as one of the Miami Herald’s 20 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  1. In his eulogy, Padre Michel Dion described Roberge as "being kind of like Kentucky Fried Chicken: Crispy on the outside, soft and juicy on the inside."
    on Dec 27, 2008 By: Michel Dion Source: Toronto Star

  2. "There's about a 10 percent change to the menu," Joe told me. "We have seven preparations of Kobe beef and fish. I still tip my toque to my old boss Nobu with my version of his tuna sashimi with jalapeno on crispy rice. It was a year waiting,...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joe Source: Las Vegas Sun

  3. Hatton added: "Kerry told me to go away and have a good feed because I had half a stone more to play with, but instead of eating chicken and protein I sneaked the odd barbecue spare rib and crispy duck. It is great for your tastebuds but it does not...
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: Ricky Hatton Source: ITV.com

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