#BEAT - Making mixture smooth or introducing air by using brisk regular motion that lifts the mixture over n over.
#BLEND - Mixing thoroughly 2 or more ingredients.
#BLANCH - Pouring hot or boiling water over food; Drain and rinsing immediately in cold water.
#CHOP - Cutting into pieces with a sharp tool as knife.
#COAT - Covering with flour or bread crumbs.
#CREAM - Blending into a cream consistency.
#DICE - Cutting into cubes.
#DRAIN - Removing liquid from food.
#DREDGE - Sprinkling or coating with flour or other fine substances.
#FLAKE - Breaking or pulling apart a food like chicken or fish that divides naturally.
#FILLET - Lean, boneless piece or slice of fish or meat.
#GRATE - Rub food against a grater to divide into small pieces.
#GRIND - Reduce particles by cutting, crushing or grinding.
#KNEAD - Manipulate with a pressing motion accompanied by folding or stretching.
#MARINATE - Soak in a mixture usually containing vinegar or wine & various spices.
#MASH - Make into a soft, pulpy mass or mixture.
#MINCE - Cut or chop into very small pieces.
#MIX - Combine ingredients in any way that affects distribution.
#PARE - To cut off outer covering/layer.
#FOLD - Combining bu using w motions. Cutting vertically through the mixture & turning over by sliding the implement across the bottom of the mixing bowl with each turn.
#PRESS - Separate liquid portions from solids by weights or mechanical pressure as in making cider from apples.
#PEEL - Strip off outer covering.
#SEASON - Add spices such as pepper, salt & other seasoning.
#SHRED - Cut or tear food in long, narrow pieces.
#SLICE - Cut into pieces.
#SQUEEZE - Extract or to obtain something by the application of pressure.
#STIR - Mix food materials with a circular motion for the purpose of blending or securing a uniform consistency.
#STRAIN - Pour through a strainer or a piece of cloth.