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- v. Present participle of parbake.
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Artisans innovate in multiple ways, including certain kinds of mechanization, and parbaking in Europe has dramatically improved in recent years.
But Mr. Rubel offers a surprising and disappointing apology for the industrial process parbaking, in which dough is baked partway at a central facility and then frozen that often usurps the artisanal label.
The theory is that parbaking the shell will keep the bottom from getting too soggy.
So, the pies turned out well, but I think that I am going to have to invest in a set of pie weights (or beans) and start parbaking the shells because neither of the bottom shells (apple or pumpkin) were completely cooked to my liking… And there was so much fluid in the apple!
For instance, I made the dough and filling for my samosas on Saturday, and spent Sunday afternoon at Eva's stuffing and parbaking them.
I prefer to avoid this issue entirely, and generally don’t bother parbaking.