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Let the cake cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then gently loosen the edges by running a small offset spatula or paring knife around the edge.
A SUNNY LEMON-YUJA CAKE RECIPE THAT WILL BRIGHTEN YOUR DAYJOY CHOAPRIL 2, 2021EATER
The paring back of real estate is an economic reality many businesses from all sorts of sectors currently face as the coronavirus crisis grinds on.
THE CLOSURE OF NEWSROOMS IS A SYMBOLIC END OF A PUBLISHING ERALARA O'REILLYAUGUST 18, 2020DIGIDAY
When I again turned to Lessard he still stood at the end of the desk, industriously paring his fingernails.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
After an apple was pared in one continuous strip, the paring was tossed three times round the head, and then thrown to the floor.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
The pen-knife slid along the bit of glass he was paring upon, and cut his other hand.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
For, in paring, we lose a portion of the richest part of the potato, as in the case of paring the apple.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
For preparing grapefruit, a narrow, sharp-bladed paring knife may be used.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
When the entire pineapple has been sliced, peel each slice with a sharp paring knife, as in Fig. 18.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
For paring acid fruits, though, a plated knife is not so likely to cause discoloring as a common steel knife.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
She came forward timidly, holding out a hand on which the scrubbing brush and the paring knife had left their respective marks.
ATLANTIC NARRATIVESMARY ANTIN

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