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a graduated cup used especially in cooking for measuring ingredients.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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In a liquid
, stir together the milk and both extracts.
Transfer the batter to a pitcher or
with a spout to make for easy pouring.
example asks students to figure out how much liquid will be left over after combining two
Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a heatproof
, then skim off excess fat.
Using your fingers and bottom of a flat-bottomed
, spread and push dough to evenly cover bottom and side of pan.
Strain stock through a fine-mesh sieve into a large
Deglaze pan with white wine or broth and pour that into same
If liquids are to be added to a dish at the same time, combine them in one bowl or
Choose the unit of measure and fill the
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