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Word of the Day – Nov. 9 – Umami

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Umami  (oo-MAH-mee)

Definition: A taste sensation that is meaty or savory and is produced by several amino acids and nucleotides, such as glutamate and aspartate.

Example sentence: The cookbook has an entire chapter on  umami, and lists a number of common ingredients – from tomato paste to Worcestershire sauce to anchovies – as easy ways to add it to dishes.

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