Pronunciation: TEM purr • (verb)
Examples: The chocolate is tempered before coating the candies to remain firm at room temperature. OR Temper the egg yolks before adding to the hot sauce by stirring a bit of the hot sauce into them. Beat well, then add the warmed egg yolks to the sauce and continue cooking.
Common Misspellings: Tempur
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