Definitions

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  • noun The state of being crispy

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  • noun firm but easily broken

Etymologies

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crispy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The cupcake rise nicely above the rim of the baking sheet and if you eat them without any topping, you’ll even get a hint of crispiness from the dome of the cake.

    Gingersnap Cupcakes | Baking Bites

  • The thing was soft, almost Eggolike in consistency, boasting the kind of crispiness usually associated with an empanada left in the fridge for a week.

    Obsessions: Belgian waffles, the beginning

  • 'crispiness' allows it to adjust product texture in innovative ways and help manufacturers to give their products their own identities.

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  • Particularly useful, and insightful into her methodology, is her list of "The 15 Fix Factors" -- including ideas such as using low-fat milk thickened with a bit of flour or cornstarch to create a creamy mouthfeel; the concept of the "un-fry" -- achieving crispiness in a low-fat way; adding whole grains, cooking to keep nutrients, trimming portions, and sweetening smartly.

    Rozanne Gold: Two Great Cooks, Two Great Cookbooks

  • Particularly useful, and insightful into her methodology, is her list of "The 15 Fix Factors" -- including ideas such as using low-fat milk thickened with a bit of flour or cornstarch to create a creamy mouthfeel; the concept of the "un-fry" -- achieving crispiness in a low-fat way; adding whole grains, cooking to keep nutrients, trimming portions, and sweetening smartly.

    Rozanne Gold: Two Great Cooks, Two Great Cookbooks

  • If you need to restore crispiness to potatoes or bread, pop them in a toaster oven or the regular oven.

    Organic Authority.com: How to Live Without a (Gasp!) Microwave

  • Add the curry leaves and chopped green chilies and fry them to crispiness.

    Bhandang To Spice Up Life

  • And, spoiler alert, none of the wings had enough fried crispiness to be excellent, but Bell & Evans was best overall.

    Which chicken wings scored a touchdown in our tests?

  • Add the curry leaves and chopped green chilies and fry them to crispiness.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The graham adds a subtle crispiness, but is very subtle and seems to add more to the presentation than anything else.

    By Cracky Bars | Baking Bites

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