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a kitchen utensil having several parallel wires bent in a semicircle and secured by a handle, used especially for mixing pastry dough.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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or fingers, cut in shortening and butter.
, fork or wooden spoon, cut in the butter and mix until it resembles coarse crumbs.
or fork, cut shortening and butter into flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.
Cut in margarine with a fork or
until mixture is crumply.
Combine flour and sugar in a medium bowl, cut in shortening and butter with a
until mixture is crumbly.
or two knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until course crumbs appear.
In a mixing bowl, combine brown sugar and margarine with a
Cut in the shortening with a
or kitchen knives until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
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