DEFINITION: v. tr., To leave out an important ingredient when you are sharing a favorite recipe so that no one else can make it taste as good as yours. n., A recipe that is missing one or more key ingredients.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Lessipe: /less-uh-pee/ I used my mom’s lessipe for spinach and artichoke dip, but it seemed to be missing something – perhaps spinach? Etymology: less, recipe Created by: purpleartichokes.
Comments on Lessipe:
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-22: 05:26:00
Then there’s Mom’s guessipes… add such-and-such “til it looks right”.
Mustang, 2007-11-22: 07:43:00
Sounds somewhat similar to my own ‘messipes’.
remistram, 2007-11-22: 09:42:00
Funny!…got my vote!
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-22: 09:42:00
I cook like your Mom – drives everyone crazy but means I usually do the cooking – hmm might have scuppered myself there
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-22: 10:22:00
You and my mom ought to write a lookbook.
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-22: 16:12:00
Recipiece: /res-uh-pees/ Karen: “This chocolate cake doesn’t taste the same as yours. Did you give me the right recipe?” Barb: “Yes, I gave you my special chocolate cake recipiece.” Karen: “Did you say recipe, or recipiece?” Barb: “Would I hold back on you? I definitely gave you my recipiece!” Karen: “I think you’re saying recipiece….” Etymology: recipe + piece Created by: Stevenson0.
Comments on Recipiece:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-22: 09:38:00
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-22: 18:25:00
Chickenanery: /chik-en-an-ury/ A devious friend played some serious chickenanery when she gave me a foolproof recipe for chicken divan. It turned out to be just divan. Etymology: chicanery (deception) + chicken Created by: Jabberwocky.
Comments on Chickenanery:
Mustang, 2007-11-22: 07:40:00
Very good! Wish I’d thought of it first.
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-22: 16:09:00
Leftouters: /left-ow-turs/ I agreed to host a Thanksgiving leftovers party but the recipes I found on line were more like leftouters Etymology: left out + leftovers Created by: porsche.
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