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Drain cooked cauliflower in a colander, pressing out as much moisture as possible with paper towels.
Rinse pods in a colander under cool water, then place in a medium saucepan with enough water to fully cover.
Immediately pour entire contents of pot into a large colander to drain, then spread out corn, potatoes, and shrimp on a large rimmed baking sheet or sheets of newspaper; discard lemon halves.
Once the broccoli begins to become tender, strain it in the colander, separating the broccoli from the.
The wet zone features an apron-front sink, a dishwasher, drainage racks, and storage for things like colanders and an electric tea kettle.
Drain pasta and broccoli rabe in a colander and shake several times to remove excess water.
Start by making the homemade kimchi: Roughly chop the cabbage and rinse in a colander.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer broccoli to a colander and let cool (save pot of water for cooking pasta).
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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