The Last Picture Show was a rare example of the right director getting the right material at the right stage in his career.
If picked at the right stage the jam will be amber colored and firm, and very much nicer than if the fruit is preserved when ripe.
As it happened, a couple of carrier embryos were at just about the right stage.
At the right stage of the proceedings he would slice up some yams, and put them in with the mutton.
To be just at the right stage, the blossom end of the melon should be a trifle soft when pressed with the fingers.
When the stalks are used at the right stage and given the proper care by the cook, they are almost equal to fresh peaches.
They gather great numbers of the plants when just at the right stage, and strip off the leaves, leaving round masses.
In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.
How many then can there be in a hive at any one time, in just the right stage of development to receive the fatal chill?
Picked at the right stage, they are a fine article of diet, almost equalling oysters.