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Culinary terms with W

Food, eating, drinking and cooking terms.

wine cellar - a cool subterranean room used to store wine; a large cabinet or small closet specially designed to store wine, often with temperature and humidity control.

wax paper - noun, cooking accessory - This is a thin sheet of paper that has been coated with wax, making it moisture-resistant; it's commonly used in cooking and baking to cover surfaces, line pans, or to be placed on top of sauces and other foods to prevent a skin from forming.