To work a solid fat, such as butter, shortening or lard, into dry ingredients. This is accomplished by using a pastry blender, 2 knives, a fork, or even the fingers. Most often, the fat should be chilled first and "cut in" just enough for small lumps about the size of a pea to form.
To mix a solid, cold fat with dry ingredients until small particles result.
To distribute solid fat into dry ingredients with a pastry blender (or two table knives, scissors fashion) until particles are pea size.
to mix fat, such as shortening or butter, into a flour mixture using a pastry blender or two knives in a scissor-like manner.
To mix evenly a solid fat into dry ingredients (e.g. shortening and flour) by chopping with two knives or a pastry blender.
Work fat into flour mixture evenly with a pastry blender, a fork, or by cutting action of two knives.
to combine solid fat with dry ingredients using a fork, pastry blender or knives until mixture is crumbly.
mix butter or shortening with dry ingredients using a pastry blender or knife.
mix in with cutting motions
To distribute solid fat throughout dry ingredients using two knives or a pastry blender.
To mix together a dry ingredient such as flour and a solid fat like butter until they form into small particles. It can be done with a food processor or by hand. Dash - A very small amount, less than 1/8 of a teaspoon.
Mix in a solid fat with dry ingredients by chopping with two knives or fingers or using a pastry blender.
A method of mixing solid fat in flour. Generally used in pastry making. The mixing is done with the help of a knife which "cuts" the fat into the flour. The mixture should appear coarse.
To work shortening or other solid fat into a flour mixture with a pastry blender or two knives until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
The action of mixing together a solid fat (such as butter or shortening) with a dry ingredient (such as flour or sugar) using a fork, a pastry blender, two knives or one's fingers.
To distribute vanaspati or ghee in flour using a blunt knife, spatula or blender.
To mix solid fat with dry ingredients using fingers, pastry blender or two knives.
To distribute solid fat throughout the dry ingredients using a pastry blender, fork or two knives in a scissors motion.
To mix shortening with dry ingredients using a pastry blender, knife or fork. Usually applied to pastry making.
To mix a cold fat (butter) with flour or dry ingredients by hand until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs using a pastry blender or two tableware knives.
Working a solid fat such as butter or shortening into dry ingredients.
To combine solid fat with flours using a pastry blender, two forks or the fingers.
To work vegetable shortening, margarine, or butter into dry ingredients.