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 (grät′n, grăt′n, gră-tăN′)
1. A top crust consisting of bread crumbs or grated cheese mixed with butter and browned in the oven.
2. A dish topped with such a crust: "I find gratins so easy that I probably make them more than any other dish" (Martha Rose Shulman).

[French, from obsolete grater, to scratch, scrape, from Old French; see grate1.]
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(French ɡratɛ̃)
(Cookery) See au gratin
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(ˈgræt n, ˈgrɑt-; Fr. graˈtɛ̃)

1. the crust formed on food cooked au gratin.
2. a dish cooked au gratin: potato gratin.
[1800–10; < French; see grate2, -ine3]
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[ˈgrætæn] ngratin m
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Eggs a la tripe, au gratin, a l'Aurore, a la Dauphine, a la Poulette, a la Tartare, a la Venitienne, a la Bordelaise , and so on, and so on.
"Ah, Monsieur du Ronceret, I've cooked the cauliflowers au gratin expressly for you, for mademoiselle knows how you like them; and she said to me: 'Now don't forget, Mariette, for Monsieur du Ronceret is coming.'"
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Little pockets of fat sitting atop a gratin are not a pretty or appetizing sight, so this is a good method to employ for all gratins.
SEAFOOD GRATIN Use frozen seafood cocktail to make these tasty gratins.
In the West European market, Aviko increased its sales of potato speciality products with higher added value, such as the steam-fresh range, spud-based ready meals, gratins, mashes and crunchy chips.
Lionza has a wide variety of uses, from salads and pastas to egg dishes, sauces and gratins. It is available in random-weight cuts that retail for approximately $14 a pound.
Waxy ones such as new Jerseys are good for salads and gratins, while floury (King Edwards or Maris Pipers) are best for baking, roasting and mashing.
Most gratins use potatoes (and always choose starchy, or baking potatoes for gratins, as they will absorb the sauce), but you shouldn't stop there.
The collection consists of 10 pieces - ramekins, souffles, gratins, casseroles, mixing bowls and square and rectangular bakers.