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noun as in fermentation

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Any tart filling, such as this brightly sour roasted cranberry mixture, pairs beautifully with pillowy, sweet meringue.

It’s a classic, balanced, not too dark and not too sour crowd-pleaser.

When savory, a dollop of sour cream-like natilla is usually served on top.

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He has a knack for picking out perfectly ripe fruit, so there’s rarely a dry or sour orange on the plate, but at my parents’ house, oranges are only ever eaten raw.

Sample a comfort beer, such as the oatmeal raisin cookie stout, or if you need an energy boost, try a sour beer with electrolytes, such as War Goose.

Frustrated by her souring relationship with Salinger, Maynard fixated on the idea of having a daughter.

Political independents are also souring on Obama, with just 37 percent approving of his job performance, a 10-point drop.

Of the high hopes that characterize the Western Aliyah (immigration) souring so dramatically, so brutally.

Why are voters—especially Independent voters—suddenly souring on Romney?

And then—five days later, with the polls showing Americans souring on the Lebanon policy—Reagan decided to pull the troops out.

In the souring of canned sweet corn, it is exceptional that the ends are forced outward.

To prevent milk from souring, dishonest milk dealers often put into it such preservatives as soda, borax, and formaldehyde.

It may be conceded to him that circumstances had been of a souring character.

Again, slow cooling gives more time for this oxydation to go on, and thus "ripen" the cream for churning without souring it.

They are universally present in milk and are commonly the greatest causal agent in its souring.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to souring, such as: agitation, dissolving, ebullition, evaporation, leavening, and turbulence.

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