cardboardy

cardboardy

(ˈkɑːdˌbɔːdɪ)
adj
like cardboard, esp in stiffness, texture, or taste: it becomes cardboardy if cooked too long.
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Every one of those General Mills cereal commercials featured families rapturously spooning up tiny brown cardboardy squares at sun-warmed picnic tables, while woodland creatures scampered adorably in the foreground.
All too often, wine, dine and entertainment packages are pedestrian affairs offering the ubiquitous soup or pate starter, bland chickenbased main course and cardboardy gateau for dessert.
Cardboardy "They wanted to knock down a brick wall between the fermentation area and the old Ushers club but we told them if they took that the building would collapse.
Cherry tomatoes are my go-to fresh tomatoes when the summer tomato season has passed and the only full-sized tomatoes on the shelf are cardboardy impostors unworthy of the name.
I also recall many meat meals being at least disappointing and sometimes disgusting, including tasteless, cardboardy steak, greasy lamb, dry turkey, rubber chicken and pork with a dubious bouquet.
Experts thought it smelt earthy and had an old, cardboardy flavour.
Out of these dry cardboardy rods these complex fragile heads come out, skin-thin and moist, like nothing else in the world.
Flavor/aroma: briny, decaying vegetation, metallic, crustacean, fishy, cardboardy
The off-flavor in high-temperature microwave-blanched peanuts was characterized by certain sensory attributes--ashy, bitter, cardboardy and stale.
The strange, cardboardy satay sauce provided no comfort.