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Cover the pot with a tight-fighting lid or enclose the pot with parchment and foil, bring the braise to a slow simmer — this can either be done on the stove on medium-low heat or in the oven around 325 degrees — and cook until tender.
Add the vegetable stock, scraping up any bits stuck to the bottom of the pan, and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, and cook, with the lid slightly ajar, for 20 minutes, stirring once or twice.
Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until the sugar dissolves.
Add the toasted spices and orange peel to the mixture and bring to a simmer, then decrease the heat to medium-low.
When the dairy mixture comes to a simmer, whisk the egg yolks into the sugar mixture until well combined.
The great roasts are simmering and crackling on the spits, while the vegetables of potatoes, chestnuts and peas are boiling.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
May be removed by simmering the bark of the root of bitter-sweet in lard, till it becomes very yellow.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
A subtle scheme was simmering in his brain, which the fiery liquor now awoke to full activity.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
This simmering, oily, exhausting temperature carried us close to the line.
With this permission the sugar and molasses were soon simmering in a saucepan, sending forth a pleasant fragrance.

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