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Compared with flour, cornstarch has a higher gelatinization temperature, meaning that it requires a higher heat to start thickening.
SAUCE, GRAVY OR STEW TOO THIN? WE’VE GOT 3 WAYS TO FIX THAT.AARON HUTCHERSONFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bring the sap to a boil and keep it boiling until it visibly thickens.
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Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until thickened, about 10 minutes.
THIS HERB-PACKED PERSIAN FISH STEW IS GOOD TO THE LAST TANGY, SPICY SPOONFULCHARLOTTE DRUCKMANJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sprinkle the flour on top and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 4 to 5 minutes.
FIND OUT WHY ANTHONY BOURDAIN’S BOEUF BOURGUIGNON IS ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR RECIPES EVERBECKY KRYSTALJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Overnight they’ll thicken a bit, perhaps to mostly cloudy at times.
PM UPDATE: SOME SNOWFLAKES MAY FLY LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING AS CHILLY WINDS WHIP UPIAN LIVINGSTONJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Slowly add hot milk, stirring gently until milk is hot and the mixture has thickened.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: CHOPPED CRANBERRIESHELOISE HELOISEJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Raise the heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, whisking constantly, until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes.
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Add the eggs and whisk for a few minutes, or until the mixture thickens.
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Return to the oven for 5 minutes more to thicken the mixture slightly.
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“The darker the roux, the more flavor it has,” Becky Krystal wrote in her excellent guide to gravy last year, “but also the less it will thicken.”
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WORDS RELATED TO THICKEN

  • anneal
  • benumb
  • brace
  • cake
  • candy
  • cement
  • chill
  • clot
  • coagulate
  • condense
  • congeal
  • crystallize
  • curdle
  • firm
  • fix
  • freeze
  • gel
  • harden
  • inflate
  • inspissate
  • jell
  • jelly
  • ossify
  • petrify
  • precipitate
  • prop
  • reinforce
  • set
  • solidify
  • stabilize
  • starch
  • steady
  • strengthen
  • tauten
  • tense
  • thicken
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