- v cook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long
precook the rice
- Such spontaneity is rare under majority leader Trent Lott, who does his best to precook and shrink-wrap bills before they reach the floor.
- Jackie Gleason flies him down to Miami each weekend to precook his audiences.
- Until recently, says a White House official, "we used to be able to precook these summit agreements" among the "Sherpas" who prepare the agendas for the heads of governments.