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adjective as in formal, stiff

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When imprinted with carefully designed arrangements of grooves, flat pasta morphs as it cooks, forming tubes, spirals and other shapes traditional for the starchy sustenance.

Shell peas turn starchy shortly after picking, so buy fresh ones only if you know they have been recently harvested.

The pasta dish of cheese and pork, creamy with eggs and silky with starchy pasta water, is one of Rome’s most revered exports.

Fruit juices and starchy vegetables such as peas, corn and potatoes were not associated with reduced risk of death or chronic diseases.

The Guidelines count fruit juice as a serving of fruit, and recommend up to five cups of starchy vegetables per week.

There are many versions of potato pancakes, and many ways to dress the starchy discs up or down.

Non-Starchy Greens Dairy Creamed spinach makes for a filling side.

These men and women eat badly: cheap, starchy food; low-end meat; rarely any fresh fruit and vegetables.

It is the perfect, easy, healthy meal and almost any vegetable or starchy sides will work well with it.

Something that said, "Hey, I'm not just a starchy side dish, I'm a recipe in my own right, and I demand some respect!"

The starchy matters, on the other hand, are completely changed, and devoted to purposes which will be immediately explained.

Wash two chupas of rice and cook it in water until it becomes very soft and starchy.

The part used for food is the large root, which is stored with proteid and starchy matter.

The flour of any species of corn, pulse, tuber, or starchy root.

Starchy foods compose probably half the diet of the average human being.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to starchy, such as: stuffy, ceremonious, conventional, inflexible, mannered, and prim.

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