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And what about people here who demand the service charge be removed because the meat was overcooked. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Half admit to having overcooked the meat while two fifths felt baffled trying to work out cooking times. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Vegetables are horrendously overcooked, meat is often raw. The Sun (2012)But these heavy-handed teases do very little for the overcooked melodrama. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Economic history is usually as dry as an overcooked turkey, yet this book consistently entertains while it informs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I undercooked chicken and overcooked vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2013)BRITISH cuisine has come a long way since the days of stodgy puddings, limp vegetables and overcooked meat. The Sun (2011)Unlike meat that has overcooked in the oven, it's only the outside that gets frazzled. The Sun (2014)Then add the shellfish and simmer for just another 5 minutes, no more or the fish will be overcooked. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)They were memorable, solely because they both came with the same overcooked meat reduction, like melted lip gloss. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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