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cook (something) to perfection

To cook something to an ideal state. Wow, this is delicious—you really cooked this chicken to perfection!
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cook something to perfection

to cook something perfectly. John cooked my steak to perfection. The entire dinner was cooked to perfection!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The dishes are few in number, but cooked to perfection and admirably served.
An excellent omelette, and cutlets cooked to perfection, he sent away untasted--he, whose appetite never failed him, whose digestion was still equal to any demands on it!
Each dish had been crafted with the freshest of ingredients and cooked to perfection and was highly appreciated by our notable guests."
The menu is mostly Mediterranean and dishes include fresh, local produce cooked to perfection and served simply on plain white china.
Feast on high quality, ethnically sourced meat, cooked to perfection over wood and charcoal by expert chefs.
Feast on highquality, ethically sourced meat, cooked to perfection over wood and charcoal by expert chefs.
That sums up Big Lukes for me - ribeye steak cooked to perfection and served up by skilled and welcoming staff...
Choose between a Pan-Seared Duck Breast platter or Backed Salmon dish cooked to perfection in addition to a selection of the finest appetizers in town.
The set of menu features Chinese specialities such as deep-fried lobster with mayonnaise and spicy mango salsa, steamed silver cod with scallions in superior soy sauce in Hong Kong style and stir-fried wagyu beef striploin, all cooked to perfection by Chinese Chef Chen Hann using selected ingredients that symbolise health, prosperity and good fortune.
He wrote:"The chicken was cooked to perfection. The half portion fell apart as you cut into it and tasted superb, with a crispy skin.
Bask in the gaiety with succulent cuisines cooked to perfection and an array of beverages as the live entertainment hypes up the crowd in bidding adieu to the last day of the year.
A big, juicy, golden bird, cooked to perfection by my big brother, Mark, and served with all the trimmings at the family home in Oxfordshire.
The ramekin-shaped lamb was cooked to perfection, it fell apart with ease and was tender, but not too fatty.
85 onwards for the chicken variant, Value Woks promise to live up to their name - value for money, tasty and wholesome bowls of saucy rice and noodles, cooked to perfection!
I found my poison in the scrumptious lamb kofta, which was cooked to perfection with the right spices.