a short-bladed kitchen knife for paring fruits and vegetables.
- Also called parer .
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How to use paring knife in a sentence
To do so, crack open the pod with either your fingers or a paring knife and run your thumb along the inside to guide the seeds into a bowl.Peas please! Shelling, snow and snap are at their peak | Aaron Hutcherson | April 16, 2021 | Washington Post
To serve, using a paring knife, slice each potato in half lengthwise and score the insides.Chili-tinged sweet potatoes are loaded in all the right ways - flavor, nutrition and satisfaction | Ellie Krieger | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Split the vanilla bean, if using, lengthwise with a paring knife, scrape out the seeds with the back of the knife and add the seeds and pod to the pot.This twist on the classic Linzer cookie adds gentle sweetness and texture with corn flour | Roxana Jullapat | December 2, 2020 | Washington Post
Chopping off the top with a paring knife wastes precious fruity flesh, and digging out the stems is a pain in the butt.
If not, cut it off close to the shell with the paring knife.Mussels are simple to prepare, and add tasty drama to the table | Martha Holmberg | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
It has the shape of a chef's knife, and the fine motor control of a paring knife.
Notes: SEGMENTING CITRUS Using a paring knife, cut off the top and bottom of the fruit to expose the flesh.
For preparing grapefruit, a narrow, sharp-bladed paring knife may be used.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
When the entire pineapple has been sliced, peel each slice with a sharp paring knife, as in Fig. 18.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
She came forward timidly, holding out a hand on which the scrubbing brush and the paring knife had left their respective marks.Atlantic Narratives | Mary Antin
He pointed his paring knife at a golden-brown, crisp object that lay, garnished with watercress, on a big tin plate.Peter Cotterell's Treasure | Rupert Sargent Holland
Madge failed to find it, but flew to the kitchen where she did locate a sharp paring knife.The Deserted Yacht | Mildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt