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noun as in vellum

noun as in material for writing

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Place a piece of parchment in the pie dough and weight it down with dry beans or pie weights.

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Peel off the parchment and place the cake on a serving plate.

Gather the leftover scraps and reroll in between sheets of parchment, just like you did before, to get a few extra cookies.

Remove the parchment paper and pie weights and bake for 2 to 3 minutes more, or until the bottom of the crust appears dry and set.

Trim the parchment paper into a circle closely around the dough.

Fold the parchment paper with the dry ingredients in half and pour into the stand mixer.

Place the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt on parchment or wax paper.

Cover crust with parchment paper and pour in baking beans or weights.

Place the package, folded side up, on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

Sift the dry ingredients over a piece of parchment paper and then pour into a medium bowl.

Then it came to my mind in a flash that the parchment was nothing else than human skin, and Richard Bridges' skin at that.

He had no rest until the seals were fixed to parchment, and the warrant of his release appeared in public print.

And old Sanders again tapped in the rhythm of a dirge on his parchment-bound cranium.

Angular and bony, with slightly stooped shoulders, his face is a mass of minute wrinkles seamed on yellow parchment.

The gloves must be dried in the sun, or before a moderate fire, and will present the appearance of old parchment.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parchment, such as: diploma, goatskin, paper, and sheepskin.

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