Ice - 1. To chill a glass or serving dish so that
a coat of frost forms on its surface. 2. Frozen water; water
freezes at 32°F (0°C).
Ice Bath - a mixture of ice and water used to chill a food
or beverage rapidly.
Icing - a sweet covering or filling such as buttercream
or ganache; used for cakes and pastries; also known as frosting.
Indian Pudding - a spicy cornmeal and molasses staple
of early American colonists, the pudding varied with each day
and according to the condiments available in the cooks
Infuse - to steep herbs and other flavorings in boiling
liquid. Coffee and tea are examples, and so is milk steeped with
Instant Rice - fully cooked and flash-frozen rice;
when rehydrated, it can lack flavor and be gritty; also known
as quick-cooking rice.
Iodized Salt - table salt (sodium chloride) containing
potassium iodide, a source of the essential nutrient iodine.
Irish Stew - a traditional mutton dish made by
boiling well-salted and prepared chops with an equal quantity
of onions and potatoes.