BLANCH

To immerse in rapidly boiling water and allow to cook slightly.

blanch

(blanch) to become pale.
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blanch

[v] - cook briefly
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Blanch

• (v. t.) To cause to turn aside or back; as, to blanch a deer. • (a.) To whiten, as the surface of meat, by plunging into boiling water and afterwards into cold, so as to harden the surface and retain the juices. • (a.) To bleach by excluding the light, as the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together. &...
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blanch

parboil verb cook (vegetables) briefly; `Parboil the beans before freezing them`
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Blanch

Blanch intransitive verb To grow or become white; as, his cheek blanched with fear; the rose blanches in the sun. « [ Bones] blanching on the grass. Tennyson. »
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Blanch

Blanch noun (Mining) Ore, not in masses, but mixed with other minerals.
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Blanch

Blanch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Blanched ; present participle & verbal noun Blanching .] [ Middle English blanchen , blaunchen , French blanchir , from blanc white. See Blank ,
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blanch

1. To take the colour out of, and make white; to bleach; as, to blanch linen; age has blanched his hair. ... 2. <botany> To bleach by excluding the light, as the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together. ... 3. To make white by removing the skin of, as by scalding; as, to blanch almonds. To whiten, as the surface...
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Blanch

Blanch is a French expression used in cooking to describe whitening poultry, vegetables, fruit etc, by plunging them into boiling water for a short time, and afterwards plunging them into cold water and leaving them in the cold water until they are cold.
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Blanch

Blanch is American slang for to vomit
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Blanch

Moist heat technique of cooking foods in boiling water for a brief period of time. This applies primarily to vegetables so as to reduce their final cooking time. But blanching may be done to fish or meat as well.
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Blanch

Protecting plant stems (leeks), bulbs (fennel), or heads (cauliflower) from sunlight and the elements. This enhances succulence and prevents discoloration.
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Blanch

Temporarily squeeze the blood out of capillaries
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Blanch

To boil briefly to loosen the skin of a fruit or a vegetable. After 30 seconds in boiling water, the fruit or vegetable should be plunged into ice water to stop the cooking action, and then the skin easily slices off.
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BLANCH

To immerse in rapidly boiling water and allow to cook slightly.
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Blanch

To keep light from the leaves and stems, keeping the pant tissue soft (i.e. endive is grown this way).
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Blanch

To partially cook vegetables by parboiling them in highly salted water then cooling quickly in ice water.
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Blanch

To plunge food (usually vegetables) into boiling water briefly. The food is then removed and placed into cold water to stop the cooking process. This is often to help loosen their skins or to par-cook prior to freezing.
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Blanch

To plunge fruits or vegetables into boiling water.
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blanch

turn pale, as if in fear
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blanch

turn pale, as if in fear
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