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a small knife with a dull blade, for cutting, serving, or spreading butter.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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around the edges of the cakes and turn them out onto a flat plate or cardboard round.
To serve, use a
to remove each stuffing muffin and invert onto the plate.
to spread the melted chocolate inside the mold, covering the surface completely.
On smaller stems, a beveled
may be used.
For example, a
is considered a tool when used to pry open a drawer during a burglary.
And frankly, looks no more lethal than the
you would get with your meals on-board or at an airport restaurant.
Press the folds flat with your thumbnail or the side of a ball-point pen or
to make sure the creases are crisp.
through the batter to the bottom of the pan.
Using dental floss or a
, have students cut their model in half, then label each section with a toothpick flag.
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