1A large spoon for serving food.
- One can play metal teaspoons, tablespoons, soup spoons, and wooden spoons.
- Using a tablespoon, spoon the batter into the pan to form small pancakes and sauté on both sides until golden brown.
- Spoons, usually a single tablespoon, are or were owned by a significant number of New England churches.
1.1 (abbreviation tbsp or tbs) The amount held by a tablespoon, in the UK considered to be 15 millilitres when used as a measurement in cooking.
- Add one tablespoon of oil and stir to coat.
- Add one tablespoon of butter and sear the veal on the other side.
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt two tablespoons butter.
noun (plural tablespoonfuls)
- Example sentences
- Drain the penne in a colander, reserving a couple of tablespoonfuls of the cooking water.
- The granules are sweet and colorful and a tablespoonful makes an energizing addition to your juices and smoothies.
- Heat over a medium-high heat, add a good tablespoonful of batter, then swirl the pan in a circular motion to coat the bottom.
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