Definition of Chafing dish

1. Noun. A metal pan over a heater; used to cook or to keep things warm at the table.

Generic synonyms: Cooking Utensil, Cookware



Definition of Chafing dish

1. Noun. (cookware) Any of several devices, involving a pan and a heater, used to warm food at the table, or to keep it warm. ¹

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Literary usage of Chafing dish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Table Service by Lucy Grace Allen (1915)
"LIST OF FOODSTUFFS FOR CHAFING-DISH COOKERY CHAFING-DISH SUPPERS FOR the ... Always have a metal tray under the chafing-dish as a protection against fire ..."

2. Practical Cooking and Serving: A Complete Manual of how to Select, Prepare by Janet McKenzie Hill (1902)
"THE origin of the chafing-dish dates back to the period of unwritten history. ... This is the rightful province of the modern chafing-dish and all other ..."

3. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1911)
"A chafing-dish has two pans, the under one for holding hot water, ... A blazer differs from a chafing-dish, inasmuch as it has no hot-water pan. ..."

4. The Century Cook Book by Mary Ronald (1895)
"The chafing-dish with double pan (the lower one to hold hot water) is the ... For safety from fire and staining, the chafing-dish should stand on a large ..."

5. "Dame Curtsey's" Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year by Ellye Howell Glover (1907)
"The chafing-dish has become so popular that china is made especially for use at ... For safety, always stand the chafing- dish on a tray; close at hand have ..."

6. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1850)
"This vessel is introduced into a large chafing -dish fixed upon a high stand, and its tapering bottom projects through a hole in the bottom of the ..."

7. History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1894)
"... to everybody.1 Recipients covered all over with small holes have been recognized as chafing-dishes. Vases of this class, FIG. 462.- Chafing-dish. ..."

8. Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes by Christine Terhune Herrick (1904)
"CHAFING-DISH RECIPES Poached Eggs with Anchovy or Caviare Poached eggs are prepared in the regular way, and will be found very adaptable to the chafing-dish ..."

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