Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of shortening.

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Examples

  • It tastes exactly the same and functions the same way as the partially hydrogenated shortenings did.

    What is shortening? | Baking Bites

  • Among the numerous products that recently were or may still be made with trans fats are fried foods, baked goods, cookies, crackers, candies, snack foods, icings, and vegetable shortenings.

    THE NEW ATKINS FOR A NEW YOU

  • I bought up samples, and began experimenting, trying different combinations and amounts of various shortenings and the custard cream.

    Cake Boss

  • I set about investigating different shortenings I might be able to use, asking my suppliers for some candidates.

    Cake Boss

  • But now, here we have Jap, Chi, and Tai, all used as normal shortenings.

    World Famous Design Junkies » 2009 » March

  • A wide range of oils, margarines and shortenings, and fruit purees can be used for butter, while soy and rice milks can replace cow's milk.

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  • A few reasons, among them: hydrogenated shortenings and other unnatural ingredients that dont require refrigeration; confectioners sugar, used in American buttercream, which forms a crust on the outside, making frosting less likely to melt and more likely to stick; and simple failure to follow health codes, which, for some sensitive stomachslike Brownscan result in gastrointestinal distress.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • They appear in many processed foods: hard margarines, vegetable shortenings, commercial baked goods, and deep-fried foods prepared in restaurants.

    Fats: Know Which Ones are Bad and Which are Good

  • There's an interesting article today in the New York Times about using different shortenings in pie crusts.

    Crisco type vegetable shortening?

  • Then we could bring it to hand bysmall but relentless shortenings of the line.

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