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verb as in neck

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If the syrup forms a curtain-like sheet off the spoon edge, you are done.

Dip a spoon into the syrup and pull out one spoonful of this amazing tree sugar.

Using a wooden spoon, mash some of the potatoes against the side of the pot and stir to thicken the cooking liquid.

A full spectrum of measuring spoons and cupsIf you’ve been cooking for a while, you may be able to just intuitively scoop out a teaspoon of salt or sugar.

This set of measuring spoons and cups covers just about any measurement you’re likely to find in a new recipe, and comes in fun colors.

Using a heatproof slotted spoon, remove the shallots to a paper towel-lined plate.

No congratulations for those who were born with a silver spoon in their mouths and then blame the poor for being poor.

“The spoon was a tool for foreshadowing,” the Facebook page explains.

As the song from Mary Poppins explains, “A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down.”

McLennan was scouring church land with his metal detector in September when he came across a silver spoon.

So after a few minutes I remarked to him, "Everything tastes very sweet out of this spoon!"

Had put on her Sunday gown, and had nothing to do now but hold up her head high, and sup her soup out of a silver spoon.

We don't even have real big prizes—just a dinky little spoon sitting up on the mantel-piece to excite us as if it was a tiara.

Ralph Towne, M.D., he was replying, he was born with a gold spoon in his pretty mouth!

Level the seed in the spoon with a knife-blade, like measuring grain in a half-bushel.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spoon, such as: canoodle, caress, embrace, pet, fool around, and make out.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.