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Start by making the homemade kimchi: Roughly chop the cabbage and rinse in a colander.
Transfer leaves to a colander, run under cold water, then cut out the tough ribs in a V pattern.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer broccoli to a colander and let cool (save pot of water for cooking pasta).
Meanwhile, drain the canned tomatoes in a colander.
Remove from water to a colander and run under cold water to halt cooking.
Meanwhile, cook noodles in pot of boiling water according to package instructions. Drain noodles in a colander in the sink, rinse thoroughly under cold water, and shake off excess water.
The most noteworthy trends include splatter enamel—as seen in the Threshold fall dip bowls and colanders—and paddle shapes, which were incorporated into entertaining pieces like cheese and cutting boards, and new interpretations of marble.
Place the vegetable in a colander or strainer over a bowl to catch the water
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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