Bake vs Barbecue - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between bake and barbecue
is that bake
is nautical traffic sign or buoy while barbecue
is a fireplace or pit for grilling food, typically used outdoors and traditionally employing hot charcoal as the heating medium.
As a verb barbecue is
to cook food on a barbecue; to smoke it over indirect heat from high-smoke fuels.
(transitive, or, intransitive) To cook (something) in an oven.
- I baked a delicious cherry pie.
To dry by heat.
To prepare food by baking it.
To be baked to heating or drying.
- She's been baking all day to prepare for the dinner.
(figuratively) To be hot.
- The clay baked in the sun.
- It is baking in the greenhouse.
(slang) To smoke marijuana.
To harden by cold.
- I'm baking after that workout in the gym.
- The earth is baked with frost.
- They bake their sides upon the cold, hard stone.
In the dialects of northern England, the simple past book'' and past participle ''baken are sometimes encountered.
* See also
* in a bake
(UK, NZ) Any of various baked dishes resembling casserole.
* 2009 , Rosalind Peters, Kate Pankhurst, Clive Boursnell, Midnight Feast Magic: Sleepover Fun and Food
The act of cooking food by baking.
- If you happen to have small, heat-proof glass or ceramic pots in your kitchen (known as ramekins) then you can make this very easy pasta bake in fun-size, individual portions.
* BBQ (informal abbreviation)
* bar-be-que, bar-b-que (informal forms based on the abbreviation)
* (meat) 'cue, 'que, que (informal shortenings)
A fireplace or pit for grilling food, typically used outdoors and traditionally employing hot charcoal as the heating medium.
A meal or event highlighted by food cooked in such an apparatus.
- We cooked our food on the barbecue .
Meat, especially pork or beef, which has been cooked in such an apparatus (i.e. smoked over indirect heat from high-smoke fuels) and then chopped up or shredded.
- We're having a barbecue on Saturday, and you're invited.
(dated) A hog, ox, or other large animal roasted or broiled whole for a feast.
A floor on which coffee beans are sun-dried.
* 2000 , Andrew Gerald Gravette, Architectural Heritage of the Caribbean , page 227:
- She ordered a plate of barbecue with a side of slaw.
- Drying the coffee beans took place in a barbecue , basically a large, flat platform, where the pulped coffee beans could be laid out and turned as they dried. Barbecues were often walled around and raised above ground level.
* (grill) braai (South African English), buccan, compare grill
* (event) braai (South African English), cookout
* barbecue sauce
To cook food on a barbecue; to smoke it over indirect heat from high-smoke fuels.