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crunchie

1. slang An infantry soldier. Send some crunchies in there to ambush that enemy fort.
2. slang A derogatory name for an Afrikaner. Primarily heard in South Africa.

crunchy

1. Describing a person leading a lifestyle marked by interest in outdoor pursuits, natural ingredients and products, and/or environmental issues, especially while also having an unconvential, "unpolished" appearance. "Crunchy-granola" is also commonly used to convey the same meaning. Often used pejoratively. Is anyone surprised that my crunchy neighbors have taken up composting?
2. Describing such pursuits or interests. Have you been to that really crunchy artisan market, the one where everything is made of hemp?

crunchy-granola

1. Describing a person leading a lifestyle marked by interest in outdoor pursuits, natural ingredients and products, and/or environmental issues, especially while also having an unconvential, "unpolished" appearance. Often used pejoratively. Is anyone surprised that my crunchy-granola neighbors have taken up composting?
2. Describing such pursuits or interests. Have you been to that really crunchy-granola artisan market, the one where everything is made of hemp?

crunchie

n. a soldier; a marching infantry soldier. (see also crunchers.) Crunchies have a pretty hard life.

crunchy

mod. [of someone] loving nature, plants, and animals. (The type of person who lives on granola.) He’s such a crunchy guy, always saving whales and trees.
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To reduce cooking times, cover the pot to retain heat and avoid evaporation; place vegetables in already boiling water, and learn to enjoy vegetables with a crunchier texture.
For example, cooked black quinoa is denser and crunchier in texture than white quinoa, and the seeds do not clump together as easily.
More than half of the panelists said they preferred the IR fries' crunchier texture.
Mr Blue Sky finds ELO's biggest hits given a sharper focus, with a more confident vocal, crunchier guitar and more tightly compressed sound.
Today, I want to share with you a recipe inspired by the way we Egyptians fry fish, sealed in a garlicky cumin crust, made crunchier with the cornstarch I learned to use in Malaysia and lifted with the heat of ginger and mustard, my flavors of India.
OCA (Oxalis tuberosa) An Andean root crop (like a crunchier, juicier potato), it has sweet yellow Rowers.
Panko, Japanese style breadcrumbs, available in supermarkets and delis, have a flakier consistency and the end result is crispier and crunchier.
Though I tend not to be one for crunchier variants of Judaism, the few moments of schmaltz were outweighed by the moral seriousness of the larger mission.
Make plain paratha dough but add semolina in this variation to give the cover a crunchier texture.
Wild; Steven Rinella, the thinking man's hunter, host of Travel Channel's The Wild Within; bearlike, braided Cody Lundin, the crunchier half of Discovery's Dual Survival.
Just as tasty with similar golden-yellow coloured flakes, but crunchier than Kellogg's, which sets these cornflakes apart from the brand.
It is also juicier and crunchier than its European counterpart.
That, followed by " show- stopper politics", makes for even crunchier conversation.
According to Hirst, they're also crunchier and tend to taste better.