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  • n. Plural form of spoonful.

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Examples

  • But then he had inexcusably dropped dead, with his affairs in such a mess and his life-insurance premiums unpaid, that Charlie's mother had sold the few spoonsful of equity he had built up in it, and had moved away.

    Arcana Magi - c.1: Oryn Zentharis, Seeker of the Truth

  • At dinner I was more insistent, and succeeded in persuading him to try a few spoonsful of soup.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Bakers of Kitchings published version are instructed to put three serving spoonsful sic of batter in nine-inch pans.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • You're not getting squat from me -- no witty spoonsful of sugar to make the neocon medicine go down, no weak-kneed contrarianism to compromise my rightist righteousness.

    Marty Kaplan: Reading Bill Kristol's Mind

  • I stole fruits, food and extra spoonsful of porridge to save the baby.

    Oral Histories of Cambodia: "My"

  • The other day, I converted the Ham 'n Beans into an improvised Pasta e Fagioli, by adding some leftover cooked chard, a handful of cooked penne pasta, and the final touch — a couple of generous spoonsful of Sun Dried Tomato Pesto, purchased at Costco.

    What's your favorite bean recipe

  • My reading addiction/obsession really started around second grade when I got into my first YA and found out that not only could I get great stories that way, but I could also get a lot of information about the world with major spoonsful of sugar. (check out Scott's novels Peeps and So Yesterday for examples of such.)

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  • - Drop by spoonsful onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • When you are baking with frozen cherries, if you put a few spoonsful of the sugar, taken from the sugar in your recipe, into a plasic freezer bag with the frozen cherries, shake it up well, and put it back in the freezer for a few hours, this prevents the cherries from bleeding into custard or dough, or whatever you are making.

    Tarts

  • Cook on a low heat; add 2 spoonsful of fresh cream and mix well.

    Kachelmues

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