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When this is done, core before paring, that fruit may keep in shape.
Use a paring knife to cut out the stem at the top of each tomato.
She cut off the large leaves and cleaned the stringy stalks with a paring knife.
To prepare the geoduck for cooking, start by inserting a paring knife between the shell and the body at the base of the neck.
Each one has to be scored with a sharp paring knife, roasted until the skin loosens and then painstakingly peeled.
Using a vegetable peeler or paring knife, peel pumpkin or squash.
As your inner eye imagines the paring knife scraping away skin that seems almost human, its sound scratches at your eardrum.
Previously its management's efforts had been concentrated mainly on paring costs and improving margins.
By paring things back to match capabilities to requirements, a smaller, cheaper fuel cell becomes possible.
The mayor's office wants to preserve as much of both as possible, and that means paring costs to the bone.
If he does, the opposition will seek to wring concessions in exchange, such as a big paring down of his powers.
Both companies have sprawling operations that could do with paring.
Household budgets are already tight and there's probably not a lot of scope for further cheese-paring.
But they could improve it by paring back the minimum plan to a high deductible, high co-pay plan with a maximum on the co-pay.
Meanwhile, core apples, then peel with a paring knife.
Carriers are paring down the number of flights they offer.
Increase your ratio of credit to debt, both by paring down debt and requesting higher credit limits.
Your application survived several rounds of paring, and you know how to prepare a strong package.
In his bag was a collection of knives that he'd used at the benefit-paring knives, and long fish knives that resemble machetes.
In the course of his career, he has published twenty shorter fictions, so there has already been a paring down.
Test for doneness by cutting one meatball in half with a paring knife.
The hardest part was paring it down without losing the essence.
Cut peel, including all white pith, from both oranges with a paring knife.
Remove zest from oranges in a continuous spiral using a vegetable peeler and cut off any white pith with a paring knife.
Cut peel and pith from oranges with a sharp paring knife.
Halve apples lengthwise and remove core with a melon-ball cutter or a paring knife.
Cut peel, including all white pith, from oranges with a sharp paring knife.
Trim dark green fibrous parts from base and side of artichoke with a sharp paring knife, then rub cut surfaces with a lemon half.
Lewis is relaxing, watching my slow work with the paring knife.
Cut remaining peel, including white pith, from both oranges with a paring knife.
Trim dark green fibrous parts from stem and base of artichoke with a sharp paring knife, being careful not to break off stem.
Peel tomatoes using tip of a small paring knife, reserving skins.
Run a sharp paring knife along long sides of terrine, then invert a platter over terrine and invert pâté onto platter.
But paring down his life is key to his preternatural focus on work.
He then began paring back advantageous retirement regimes for public-service workers.
For now, nonprofits are preparing for winter by paring back on nonessentials, even as they look to expand their base of donors.
Provide a paper plate and a paring knife to each group of participants.
Distribute one piece of fresh fruit and one paring knife to each group.
She reached into a silverware drawer, pulled out a steak knife and a paring knife, and held one in each hand.
As digitized photographs, mosaics are used in pre paring video simulations.
In contrast, retailers were closely monitoring inventories, and some were paring them back.
Paring high quality wines with high quality seafood will be our first priority of this promotion.
However, one usually refers to frequency stability when com-paring one oscillator with another.

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