parchment paper


  1. a waterproof and grease-resistant paper produced by treating ordinary paper with concentrated sulfuric acid.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of parchment paper1

First recorded in 1855–60
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Example Sentences

When the squash is almost done, line a large rimless baking sheet with parchment paper.

Remove the pan bottom by sticking a long knife between it and the parchment paper.

Line at least two large, rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper.

Line 2 large, rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.

To serve, use the parchment paper to lift the mixture from the pan, then cut into pieces using a sharp knife.

Fold the parchment paper with the dry ingredients in half and pour into the stand mixer.

Cover crust with parchment paper and pour in baking beans or weights.

Place the package, folded side up, on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

Sift the dry ingredients over a piece of parchment paper and then pour into a medium bowl.

Line with parchment paper and fill with rice or beans to weigh down the dough.

Saw off the tops even, so they may be put back on the pumpkins as lids, scoop out and line with parchment paper.

The sample should be dipped a number of times, and then dried without rinsing between parchment paper.

The fabric should be dipped a number of times, and then dried, without rinsing, between parchment paper.

Indeed, it was purposely kept up, for the thick parchment paper had neither initial nor address.

The manufacture of parchment paper is an example of the practical utility of the chemical reaction between cellulose and acid.





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