Other ways of saying cook
to cook food in boiling water: Boil the potatoes for about 20 minutes.
to allow something to boil very gently: Bring the sauce to a boil, then turn down the heat and simmer gently.
to cook food, especially bread or cakes, in an oven: I spent all afternoon baking cookies.
to cook meat or vegetables in an oven with fat or oil: Roast the chicken in a hot oven.
to cook food in hot oil: Do you want your eggs fried or boiled?
to cook food under or over a very strong heat. The British word is grill
: Broil the pork chops about four inches from the heat for four minutes on each side.
to cook food on metal bars over a fire: Dad's going to grill steaks on the barbecue tonight.