- (of food, especially meat) cooked until tender enough to be pierced or cut easily with a fork
- 1. (of food, especially meat) cooked until tender enough to be pierced or cut easily with a fork fork-tender steak accompanied by heirloom potatoes
...stand for 15-20 minutes. Uncover and lightly fork the couscous to separate the grains. Set... until the vegetables are just tender and lightly browned. Remove and add to the...
...medium rare(?” asked the waitress) ‘’They must be tender.’’ Betty answered. ‘’Ya! ...and then held the knife in our right hand, the fork in our left hand and cut the steak into small pieces...