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double saucepan

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Definition of double saucepan in English:

noun

British term for double boiler.
Example sentences
  • Form into a custard by cooking slowly in a double saucepan.
  • Melt the marrow from a bone of beef in a double saucepan.
  • To make your ointment, melt ten grams of beeswax and five grams of cocoa butter in a double saucepan over a medium heat.

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