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Compared with flour, cornstarch has a higher gelatinization temperature, meaning that it requires a higher heat to start thickening.

Bring the sap to a boil and keep it boiling until it visibly thickens.

Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until thickened, about 10 minutes.

Sprinkle the flour on top and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 4 to 5 minutes.

Overnight they’ll thicken a bit, perhaps to mostly cloudy at times.

And with 50,000 people expected at a massive rally Wednesday, the plot—and the traffic—will only thicken.

Curry sauces often include large amounts of cream, coconut milk, or ground cashews to thicken the sauce.

We use them to thicken sauces and bind crisp batters to succulent, deep-fried treats.

The strong prop roots are generally of the same diameter throughout, though sometimes they thicken at the ends.

Recorded Honour shall gather round his Monument, & thicken over him.

Let them stew slowly till the flavour of the herbs is drawn out, then thicken gravy and strain.

Lift the rabbit out and keep it hot whilst the gravy is boiling to thicken.

Make as much gravy as the size of the bird will require, add half a cup of milk, season and thicken it.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thicken, such as: clot, condense, congeal, curdle, swell, and add.

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