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  • v. Present participle of simmer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil


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  • 'Alone,'"Mrs. Chump read on;"'and to-morrow I'll pay my respects to what you call your simmering pot of Emerald broth.'

    Sandra Belloni — Volume 5

  • Grace said ... cinnamon, cardamom, anise -- i'm sure the smell of this simmering is just crazy good. what a wonderful fall/winter creation, laura!

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  • Gently place gnudis four at a time in simmering water, and when they float to the top (about three minutes), gently remove with a slotted spoon and place on a plate.

    Ramping up some gnudi | Homesick Texan

  • Blanch the carrots in simmering water until they were pliable like noodles.

    Me and my cravings.

  • Of course, you precook the lengua in simmering salted water first and peel it.

    Lengua Recipes

  • One houri in particular drew him, her expression simmering like cloves in hot tea.

    Carnivores of Light and Darkness

  • He had earlier argued with next-door neighbour Donald Bowman, aged 56, in what other neighbours described as a simmering feud.

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  • There is long term simmering distrust that neither

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  • However, if you don’t have any leftovers, you can quickly poach the fish needed for the cakes: cook 3/4 pounds of raw fish until done in simmering water, a little wine, a few peppercorns, 3 bay leaves, and salt.

    Anatomy of a Recipe (with Recipe for Savory Fish Cakes / Ψαροκεφτέδες)

  • She makes chicken base (also known as simmering the hell out of a whole chicken until bits fall off when you poke it), separates the chicken (half right back into the pot and the other half into the fridge for chicken and dumplings), and brings the liquid back to a simmer.

    matzo ball soup | smitten kitchen


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