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Spatula

 

a thin, flexible steel plate (less frequently made from antler) resembling a small trowel or knife. It is used primarily in oil painting, to remove paints from certain areas of the canvas, to apply the ground, for additional grinding of colors, and to clean the palette. A spatula is sometimes used instead of a brush to apply colors in a thin, even layer or in a thick impasto.

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I suspect that this comes from not using the right kind of spatula.
A gift shop in Paris which originally stocked Tim's spatulas after seeing them at a gift fair in London in March has already put in two repeat orders because they are selling so well.
The spatula, made from silicone, offers consumers durability and a bright splash of five solid colors.
With 72 percent of survey respondents in agreement that grilling well requires the right tools - PAM for Grilling has earned its spot next to the spatula and tongs.
Using spoons and rubber spatulas, the tamaleros at the Ramirez household spread the uncooked masa on the inside of dried corn husks that had been softened in warm water.
In tools and gadgets, top performers were, in order of performance: spatulas, measuring spoons, jar openers, salad tongs, nylon turners, nylon soup ladles, wooden spoons, whale-shaped faucet fountains, mini ladles, spatulas with handles, bag clips, pot strainers, pizza cutters, folding funnels and vegetable peelers.
With wide spatulas, transfer fish to serving platter.
Look for chefs Kevin Penner (1770 House), Joe Realmuto (Nick & Toni's), Michael Castino (Pacific East), Jason Weiner (Almond and Almondito), Mike Rozzi (Della Femina), Andrew Engle (The Laundry), Todd Jacobs (Tierra Mar), Jeff Harter (Alison) and Julio Quisbert (Jean-Luc, JLX Bistro and Madame Tong's) among others to raise their spatulas at the Platinum Chef cook-off.
Available in red, blue, saffron, white and green, the spatulas come in four sizes.
And as tongs and spatulas fly, the PAM for Grilling team will be on hand to ensure a "clean" competition - with an ample supply of PAM for Grilling No-stick Cooking Spray.
Unfortunately, the forces of darkness - literally - are mounting a rather nefarious assault on this most American of pastimes, so I'm issuing a call to arms (or to tongs, spatulas, forks, skewers - whatever works best for you).
BtoB reports that the procurement hub, set to go live in mid-2001, will allow all of McDonald's franchises across the globe to buy everything needed to run their restaurants -- from uniforms to spatulas to hamburger buns -- all on one site.