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They won't be quite as thick as jams made with added pectin, but they will have a lovely silken texture.
After harvesting the proteins, the scientists spun them from a water-based solution into fine, silken threads.
Popular dishes include chicken with mango and shrimp with silken cream sauce.
With its busy, silken editing, the movie chops back and forth between the various characters as they stumble toward their desires.
Beck's voice in his religious interludes shifts from the usual silken tenor to something weak and trembly.
Most species are solitary hunters subdue their prey with venomous fangs, sticky silken webs or a combination of the two.
Sitting on the web, it plucks the silken threads with its legs, mimicking the frequency of weakly struggling prey.
Sitting on the web, the bug plucks the silken threads with its legs, mimicking the frequency of weakly struggling prey.
Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl-chain of all virtues.
Ere all their silken trumpets close before the warm midday.
When finished it was as smooth and soft as a silken string.
The texture of the pudding, which must be made with silken tofu, is almost unbelievably good.
The artist understands the nuance of skin as it stretches over bone, knows how to make flesh look silken and breathe.
His delicate balance wove the finest of silken threads through the fabric of our ordinary lives.
Note the window-pane feeding pattern and the silken webbing that pulls the leaf edges together.
The silken egg case which contains from two to nine hundred eggs, is about as large as a pea and is attached to the web.
Soft and silken- good for soups, sauces, and dressings.
They can sometimes be seen dangling from a silken dragline after a leap that fails.
Later in the summer, they spin silken shelters in which they feed and pupate.
Newly hatched caterpillars climb to tree crowns, where the wind picks up their silken thread and carries them to other areas.
Some spin small scattered silken patches and graze as they go along using the tube as protection.
The webs are often confused with silken structures formed by other less serious species of moths.
Each regiment will have a silken standard, and each company a silken guidon.
Moths spin cocoons of silken threads, often using leaves to help surround themselves.
All along the forest floor, tiny eight-legged anglers tend their silken nets.
Pupa is greenish-brown and generally encased in a thin white silken cocoon.
The caterpillars of many kinds of moths, however, spin silken cocoons around them and change into pupae before winter comes.
These tiny spider relatives have the ability to spin fine silken webs over the foliage of trees.
Eggs are laid in silken cocoons in small crevices throughout the summer.
The elliptical pupal case of the parasite can be seen within the gauzelike silken cocoon of the diamondback.
One corner of the sheet tapers into a silken funnel where the spider waits facing outward for insect prey to land on the sheet.
Tent caterpillars live in groups within a silken tent.

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