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How to use tablespoon in a sentence
Process until smooth, adding more oil, a tablespoon at a time if too dry.Mashed plantains top this thrifty, adaptable Caribbean cottage pie | Ann Maloney | August 24, 2021 | Washington Post
Once the beef is starting to get crispy and delicious-looking, he tells you to “hit it with a big, sloppy tablespoon or two” of your paste of choice.No-Recipe Recipes Aren’t a Fad; They’re as Old as Cooking Instruction Itself | Marian Bull | July 14, 2021 | Eater
I cut the butter from six tablespoons to four because I was trying to still have some of my precious Kerrygold left over, and I delayed adding the lemon zest so its flavor didn’t get too muted by sizzling away in the skillet.
Another thing to note is that cornstarch has twice the thickening power of flour, meaning that you only need 1 tablespoon of cornstarch to get the same results as 2 tablespoons of flour.Sauce, gravy or stew too thin? We’ve got 3 ways to fix that. | Aaron Hutcherson | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Just be careful of putting in too much more — multiple tablespoons is not the way to go, Owens says.How to help your dough rise to the occasion in winter | Becky Krystal | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
A single packet of Quaker Maple and Brown Sugar instant oatmeal, though, contains a full tablespoon of sugar.
Gwen recommends a tablespoon, but that seemed like an awful lot, especially after I read about how gross it can taste (and feel).
A tablespoon of ketchup, for example, contains about a teaspoon of sugar, or about 16 calories of added sugar.How to Watch Out for Hidden Sugar and Replace With Leaner Substitutes | Diana Le Dean | February 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Things like ketchup have about 16 calories of added sugar per tablespoon, and it can add up.How to Watch Out for Hidden Sugar and Replace With Leaner Substitutes | Diana Le Dean | February 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The wine will bubble furiously and will almost immediately reduce down to a tablespoon or two as the alcohol and water steam out.
One tablespoon of flaxseed, one pint of boiling water; let stand and keep warm for one hour; strain.The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
Oatmeal Water.446 One tablespoon of oatmeal to one pint of boiling water, cover and let simmer for one hour.The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
Drop with tablespoon quite far apart on greased baking tin or in greased muffin tins.The New Dr. Price Cookbook | Anonymous
If pink icing is desired add one tablespoon strawberry or other fruit juice.The New Dr. Price Cookbook | Anonymous
Add one tablespoon orange juice, a little grated orange peel, and one square of melted unsweetened chocolate.A Little Candy Book for a Little Girl | Amy L. Waterman
British Dictionary definitions for tablespoon
a spoon, larger than a dessertspoon, used for serving food, etc
Also called: tablespoonful the amount contained in such a spoon
a unit of capacity used in cooking, medicine, etc, equal to half a fluid ounce or three teaspoons
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