Cut into 1/4-inch-wide batonettes and toss into a bowl of ice water.
Drain immediately and immerse the beans in ice water to stop the cooking.
For Stewed Brussels Sprouts Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil and place a bowl of ice water to the side.
Chill them in the ice water, strain, pat dry, and reserve for the garnish.
Blanch the spinach and parsley in boiling salted water until completely tender and then cool in ice water.
Or, when they come from the market, they should be put at once into ice water and kept in it until thoroughly refreshed.
Preserve in a bottle, and when needed, dilute in a tumbler of ice water.
Her voice, cool as the plash of ice water, might have daunted a less resolute man.
One pound of flour, one pound of butter and one cup of ice water.
The constancy of his companions braced Madden like a dash of ice water.