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Cooking Vocabulary

beat to stir hard
blend to mix thoroughly
boiling when bubbles are popping in hot water
chill to put into the refrigerator to cool
chill until slightly thickened when you pull a spoon through the mixture, it leaves a track
chill until firm when you touch the mixture, it sticks to your finger
chill until set when you touch the mixture, it will wiggle
chop to cut into small pieces
chop to break into crumbs
crush to break into very small bits using a tool such as a rolling pin
dissolve gelatin to stir boiling water and gelatin until all the crystals disappear
stir to mix together with a large spoon or rubber scraper
thaw to become unfrozen and soft
wedge a piece shaped like a triangle