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Old 02-05-2012, 01:50 PM   #11
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as has been mentioned - but just to put it another way, "divided" means divided by quantity. 6 cups of chicken broth should be seperated into 6 seperapte cups so you'll add them as needed.

as addie said, the reading through the recipe will tell you how to add the divided ingredients later.
Actually, if you read through the recipe you might find that you need to add 3 cups twice or 4 cups once and 1 cup twice. I'd read through the recipe first. You likely don't have to have six one cup quantities at the ready.

"Divided" just means it's not added in all at once.
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For a few months I was tutoring a 4th grader. If I only taught him one thing it was to read over the test, go back and answer all the question you absolutely know the answer. Then the ones you can figure out, then, finally, puzzle over the ones you don't know. Recipe reading is much like that.
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Old 02-05-2012, 02:56 PM   #13
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Actually, if you read through the recipe you might find that you need to add 3 cups twice or 4 cups once and 1 cup twice. I'd read through the recipe first. You likely don't have to have six one cup quantities at the ready.

"Divided" just means it's not added in all at once.
well, yeah, i was being very literal since the confusion was about whether divided meant a treatment of the ingredient besides a measure.
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Old 02-05-2012, 06:16 PM   #14
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"Divided" just means it's not added in all at once.
Exactly! It means "Don't add this all at once because you'll be adding portions in two or more stages of the recipe," and "Warning: if you add this all at once you'll be making a big mistake!"
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