- v turn pale, as if in fear
- v cook (vegetables) briefly
- s anemic looking from illness or emotion
the invalid's blanched cheeks
- s (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
- The few gays who had scratched their way into the city's establishment blanched when Milk announced his first run for supervisor in 1973, but Milk had a powerful idea: he would .
- Flappers sat with blanched faces; bewhiskered Hebrews rocked back and forth with supressed excitement; Ukrainians, more pallid than ever, glanced nervously through their .
- 1 cup frozen garden peas, blanched in salted water Directions: 1.
News & Articles
- Letter: Aspen double-speak
Months ago I blanched when reading that Aspen City Councilman Skadron reported hearing complaints from constituents about the new Roaring Fork Transportation Authority bus stops because they looked “too nice.”
June 17, 2013 - The Aspen Times
- Chef's table: Beet greens salad
Serves 6 When beets are on the menu at Tomasso Trattoria, the staff is likely to be eating beet greens. They're nutritious and delicious, here blanched and sauteed, then topped with a lemon vinaigrette, chopped tomato, and toasted almonds.
June 15, 2013 - Boston Globe
- Monte Kwinter in CTV.ca
It turned out to be my granddaughter and they told me that I visibly blanched when they asked me if I knew her,Kwinter said.