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blanch at (something)

To balk or hesitate when faced with something unpleasant. This phrase can also include or describe one's visible paleness, as to "blanch" something means to whiten it. All of my friends ran into the creepy haunted house, but I blanched at the sight of it. Stella blanched at the plate of cooked ants that had been set before her.
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blanch with (an emotion)

To become visibly pale as a result of feeling a particular emotion. All of my friends ran into the creepy haunted house, but I blanched with fear when I saw it. Stella blanched with disgust at the plate of cooked ants that had been set before her.
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blanch at something

Fig. to cringe at something; to become pale at the thought of something. Jill blanched at the thought of swimming in that cold water. Lily blanched at the sight before her.
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blanch with something

Fig. to become pale with some emotion, such as anger or fear. He saw the injury and blanched with fear. Lily blanched with anger as Max walked out.
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Control samples processed in the impingement oven were blanched at 100[degrees]C for 20 min and samples processing in the IR RWO were blanched using two different time/temperature combinations, either 343.3[degrees]C for 1 min or 287.7[degrees]C for 1.5 min (Table 1).
Pepper samples that were blanched in 2% NaCl solution and subsequently dried in the solar dryer had moisture content reduced to 5% after 13 h of drying.
The blanched slices were then dried to remove free water before frying [17].
Most vegetables you plan to freeze should be blanched for two to five minutes, or until they are just done.
When the broccoli was blanched at 76 C for 145 seconds, its lipoxygenase content was inactivated by more than 90%.
Using the visible part the DE removes mouldy, stained and partially blanched peanuts.
IQF Basil Leaf Blanched: Blanching locks in the vibrant green color of the leaf.
WELSH NEW SEASON LAMB WITH SPRING VEGETABLES 4x120g/6oz Cannon Welsh Lamb 110g/4oz fresh broad beans (blanched and shelled) 110g/4oz fresh peas (blanched) 15x fresh asparagus spears (blanched) 2x garlic cloves 4 sprigs rosemary 50g/2oz butter 200g/7oz crushed or mashed potato 110g/4oz baby carrots (peeled and blanched) 2x tomatoes (peeled, seeded and diced) salt and pepper.
The result is an evenly blanched product with no under- or over-blanching of the outside portions of the product.
Choose slender carrot sticks, each about 2 inches long; tiny inner leaves of Belgian endive; raw or blanched Chinese pea pods; or blanched green beans (cut diagonally into 2-in.
The shiitake mushroom slices were divided into the following four different pretreatments: (1) blanched as control, (2) blanched and immersed in MD solution (50% w/v) at 25[degrees]C for 60 min, (3) blanched, immersed in the solution, and then immersed in a dilute CMC solution (0.5% w/v) at 25[degrees]C for 15 min, (4) blanched, immersed in the MD solution, and then freezed at -20[degrees]C for 12 h.
Add in the blanched leeks, carrots Add in the blanched leeks, carrots and spring onions, cover and bring and spring onions, cover and bring Add in the blanched leeks, carrots and spring onions, cover and bring Simmer the vegetables for 2 minutes, then add in the peas and simmer for 1 minute.
The sample was then divided into three portions; one portion was blanched for 30 seconds, the second was blanched for 1 min while the third was unblanched (0 min).
To minimize the potential for deterioration, fruits and vegetables are heat-treated or blanched to inactivate these enzymes.
I ounce shelled chestnuts, blanched, lightly toasted, coarsely chopped