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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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For the sabayon: 4 egg yolks 75g caster sugar 4tbsp Champagne or prosecco DIRECTIONS Whisk the sugar and egg yolks over a double boiler (bain-marie) until pale, light and fluffy.
In addition to the ingredients for the wax blend, you'll need to set up a double boiler and a place to cool the freshly waxed wraps.
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Generally speaking, you will need disposable gloves, a silicone spatula, a cookie sheet, unbleached waxed or parchment paper, plastic wrap, a food processor, an electric mixer, and a double boiler or a microwave to melt chocolate.
Melt one pack of chocolate morsels in a double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, stirring occasionally, until the chocolate is smooth.
In a double boiler, heat 2 cups milk until steaming hot and tiny bubbles form along edge of pan.
Melt white chocolate in a double boiler and leave to cool.
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.