cornstarch


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starch prepared from the grains of corn

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The cornstarch test, first devised by a scientist in Germany, involves mixing equal weights of the fine powder and water and then drying a half-centimeter-thick layer of the glop in a rectangular glass pan.
Put mixed vegetables into the cornstarch mixture and toss.
Slowly stir in cornstarch mixture, stirring constantly, until sauce is clear and thickened.
Meanwhile, in the bowl, smoothly blend cornstarch and broth.
So a WaxyShrunken cornstarch could replace more expensive ingredients such as tapioca in recipes calling for clear gels, he says.
For a lemon filling that's glossy and translucent, and firm enough to cut yet melts in your mouth, cornstarch is the thickener of choice.
Some 85 percent of the alcohol in its liqueur survives blending with a boiling mixture of sugar, cornstarch and orange juice.
Combine cornstarch and water; stir well, and add to cherry mixture.
PLA is a biodegradable thermoplastic derived from bacterial fermentation of cornstarch.
For filling, combine half-and-half, whipping cream, cornstarch and powdered sugar in a pan on top of stove top.
5 cups strawberries 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 envelope gelatin 3/4 cup low-fat vanilla-flavor yogurt 1/2 cup whipping cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 baked 9-inch pastry shell
Inserting readily degradable starches or fibers -- such as cornstarch, cellulose, soy protein and lignin -- into a plastic matrix attracts soil microorganisms and gives them a greater opportunity to find and attack the synthetic polymer's vulnerable regions.
At the height of the anthrax mailings in late 2001, scientists from 20/20 collaborated with fire officials and HAZMAT crews from Montgomery County Maryland who at the time were overwhelmed with hundreds of "suspicious powder" 911 calls that turned out to be ordinary substances like sugar, drywall dust, cornstarch, etc.
In a small bowl combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch and 1 teaspoon soy sauce with 1 tablespoon cold water.
For the first round of slow cooking, thicken the pudding with flour; for the velvety finish, use cornstarch.