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Compared with flour, cornstarch has a higher gelatinization temperature, meaning that it requires a higher heat to start thickening.Sauce, gravy or stew too thin? We’ve got 3 ways to fix that.|Aaron Hutcherson|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Bring the sap to a boil and keep it boiling until it visibly thickens.Make your own maple syrup without harming the trees|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|February 7, 2021|Popular-Science
Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until thickened, about 10 minutes.This herb-packed Persian fish stew is good to the last tangy, spicy spoonful|Charlotte Druckman|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Sprinkle the flour on top and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 4 to 5 minutes.Find out why Anthony Bourdain’s boeuf bourguignon is one of our most popular recipes ever|Becky Krystal|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Overnight they’ll thicken a bit, perhaps to mostly cloudy at times.PM Update: Some snowflakes may fly late tonight into Wednesday morning as chilly winds whip up|Ian Livingston|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
And with 50,000 people expected at a massive rally Wednesday, the plot—and the traffic—will only thicken.
Curry sauces often include large amounts of cream, coconut milk, or ground cashews to thicken the sauce.
We use them to thicken sauces and bind crisp batters to succulent, deep-fried treats.
The strong prop roots are generally of the same diameter throughout, though sometimes they thicken at the ends.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
Recorded Honour shall gather round his Monument, & thicken over him.
Let them stew slowly till the flavour of the herbs is drawn out, then thicken gravy and strain.
Lift the rabbit out and keep it hot whilst the gravy is boiling to thicken.
Make as much gravy as the size of the bird will require, add half a cup of milk, season and thicken it.