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Think one small piece of pie or a half-cup of eggnog, says Zied, will do the trick.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After five minutes add the yolks of four raw eggs diluted with a half-cup of cream.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
The addition of the half-cup of rich cream is essential to the soup "parmentier."American Cookery|Various
The half-cup of chicken, well pressed down, should weigh four ounces.Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties|Janet McKenzie Hill
The half-cup of corn she found made about six cups of popped corn.A Little Candy Book for a Little Girl|Amy L. Waterman
Lastly add very slowly a half-cup of vinegar stirring vigorously.