for the pot

for the pot

For cooking or eating. Which of these vegetables are for the pot?
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for the pot

for food or cooking.
1992 Doris Lessing African Laughter That was when we shot for the pot, just shooting what we needed.
See also: pot
References in classic literature ?
Fishiest of all fishy places was the Try Pots, which well deserved its name; for the pots there were always boiling chowders.
It's okay for the pots to be different, but for the best overall effect, they must look good together, says Roth.
Look for the pots in Chinese markets, cookware stores, and import outlets.