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double boiler

n.
A cooking utensil consisting of two nested pans, designed to allow slow, even cooking or heating of food in the upper pan by the action of water boiling in the lower.

double boiler

n
(Cookery) US and Canadian a cooking utensil consisting of two saucepans, one fitting inside the other. The bottom saucepan contains water that, while boiling, gently heats food in the upper pan. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): double saucepan

dou′ble boil′er


n.
a utensil consisting of two pots, one of which fits partway into the other: water is boiled in the lower pot to cook or warm food in the upper.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Noun1.double boiler - two saucepans, one fitting inside the other
saucepan - a deep pan with a handle; used for stewing or boiling
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Note: The puree can be made ahead and heated in a double boiler or the microwave.
each) semisweet chocolate with 1/4 cup oil in top of double boiler over hot water.
Keep the sauce warm in a double boiler (it can be makeshift) so it doesn't thicken upon standing.
Melt the dark chocolate in a double boiler pan, then reduce the heat and gently stir in the olive oil and the salt.
2) Add coconut oil, olive oil, and shea butter to the glass bowl or the top of the double boiler to heat.
Once chilled and dehydrated, melt down over a double boiler while stirring, then set into a mold coated with nonstick spray and refrigerate.
Make your own double boiler by fitting a heatproof bowl over a pot of simmering water.
Place chocolate and butter in another heatproof bowl and melt in a makeshift double boiler by setting the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.
Fill the bottom of the double boiler with water, insert the top, and set the double boiler over low heat; the water should never be hotter than a simmer.
For the hazelnut chocolate: Melt chocolate in double boiler.
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The completed sauce can be held for up to an hour in a double boiler or bowl set over hot water that doesn't actually touch the bottom of either the double boiler or bowl.