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blanch

 [blanch]
to become pale.

blanch

(blanch)
1. To become white or pale, as skin or mucous membrane affected by vasoconstriction.
2. To whiten or bleach a surface or substance.
[O.Fr. blanchir, fr. blanc, white]
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Blanch the artichokes in salted boiling water for 5 minutes.
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The main objective of this research study was to determine the feasibility of using IR heating to blanch small-sized peanuts.
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You can blanch and freeze many vegetables and freeze fresh herbs in water in icecube trays to add to casseroles and soups throughout the winter months.
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Blanch 4 plums in hot water for 2 minutes and remove its skin.
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If you do decide to blanch, an easy method is to cover the stalks with large cans or milk cartons (remove both ends first) to exclude sunlight from stalks; newspaper or brown paper sacks also work.