puckery


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puckery

(ˈpʌkərɪ)
n
obsolete puckishness
adj
1. winemaking (of wine) high in tannins
2. causing puckering or tending to pucker
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Napa Valley; $26) Exotic aromas of lemongrass, fresh herbs, and white blossoms are followed by bright but creamy Clementine, pink grape-fruit, and puckery lemon zest.
Of these options, citric acid (usually available where canning jars are sold) is least likely to adversely affect flavor, although in all cases the acidified tomatoes, and any dish made with them, will be quite puckery.
Pucker: A Cookbook for Citrus Lovers gathers nearly a hundred recipes from breads and cocktails to main dishes, and provides a fine survey that relies on lemons, lines, and puckery citrus to create a refreshing feel for summer dishes and a rich overtone in winter fare.
Though the puckery flavors may never enjoy wide popularity, the category grew from a small base by a striking 31% in 2012.
Satire was always a specialty of Roman poetry, and Giorgio Roberti's aptly-named <i>A Stick in the Eye</i> takes up where Martial, Catullus and Juvenal left off, pouring some very puckery new wine into the old bottle of the sonnet.
This puckery pastiche of securities is backed by mortgages on some of the most cutting-edge innovations in tan stucco amid parched yet seductively abandoned remoteness.
If there is too little acid, a wine will be flat or flabby, but too much makes the wine puckery or sour tasting.
It happened here, on a ridgeline called Sugar Tree Mountain, where locals once hunted for squirrels and puckery sour grapes.
Signature rims like Brennan's lollipop and puckery poufs like Thrasher's pickle foam demonstrate the power of the well-crafted cocktail rim.
The first time Heloise saw Mitch, he was standing beside the vending machines in the hospital cafeteria, angular and fresh in his puckery, clean white scrubs.
It's tart but not puckery, smooth but with a counterpoint of crunch, sweet and sour both (brown sugar and fresh lime juice), but bracing.