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Preserve food

bottle

verb

to put fruit or vegetables into special glass containers so they can be kept for a long time

can

verb

to preserve food in metal containers by storing it without air

cure

verb

to preserve meat, fish, or other foods by drying them, or by using smoke or salt

dehydrate

verb

to remove the water from food as a way of preserving it

dehydration

noun

the process of removing water from food as a way of preserving it

dry

verb

to remove the water from food or plants as a way of preserving them

flash-freeze

verb

to freeze food very quickly in order to preserve its fresh taste

freeze

verb

to preserve food or drink by making it extremely cold in a freezer

freeze

verb

if food freezes, you can preserve it in this way

homogenize

verb

to process milk so that the cream will not separate and rise to the top

irradiate

verb

to treat food with radiation in order to kill bacteria and make the food stay fresh longer

irradiation

noun

the process of treating food with radiation in order to kill bacteria and make the food stay fresh longer

pack

verb

to cover food with a substance inside a container so that it does not decay

pickle

verb

to preserve food in vinegar or salt water

pot

verb

to cook and store food in a sealed container in order to preserve it

preserve

verb

to prevent food or wood from decaying by adding a chemical substance to it

process

verb

to add chemicals or other substances to food, for example to keep it fresh for a long time

quick-freeze

verb

to freeze food very quickly before it stops being fresh

refrigerate

verb

to keep food or drinks cold by putting them in a refrigerator

smoke

verb

to preserve and give flavour to fish or other food by hanging it in smoke

pasteurization

noun

pasteurize

verb

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