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  • v. Present participle of jelly. (making jelly; or squirming like jelly)


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  • After jellying, jamming, syruping, baking, processing and freezing over 40 pounds of various types of u-picked berries, part of me is very angry with you for posting this recipe.

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  • The trench was small for them, but so fluid was the mass that each newcomer, when tipped in, fell softly, just jellying out the edges of the pile a little with his weight.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Web-cocoons or not, they were all still heading toward that certain death with a force capable of jellying them on impact.

    The Sinister Six Combo

  • The fruit juice must contain a certain amount of _pectin_, or jellying principle, and also a certain amount of acid.

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  • Long cooking of pectin changes it into substances which do not have the property of jellying, hence, make jelly in as short a time as possible.

    School and Home Cooking

  • Another test is to take a little jelly on a cold plate and draw a path through it with the point of a spoon; if the path stays and the juice does not run together, the jellying point has been reached.

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  • When the jellying point has been reached, remove the kettle from the fire, skim the jelly and pour immediately into hot, sterilized glasses, which have been set on a cloth wrung out of hot water to prevent breaking.

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  • If new at the game make only four, because there is danger of the juice jellying in the kettle before it can be removed.

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  • Hot sugar helps to jellying quickly -- and the more haste there, the lighter and brighter the result.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South

  • West-Central classroom, and the rowdy crew of London roughs hulking and hustling on the benches, learning per medium of "the dodger," that one's duty to one's neighbour was not to abuse him foully without cause, to refrain one's hands from pocket-picking, shop-raiding, hustling, and jellying heads with brass-buckled belts or iron knuckle-dusters, and not to get drunk before Saturday night.

    The Dop Doctor


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