What is a cooking sieve?

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A cooking sieve is a utensil used to strain boiling water or dry ingredients such as powdered sugar. A sieve has holes and comes in different shapes and sizes.
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A food mill is a tool used to grind and puree soft foods through perforated disks using a hand-turned crank. Food mills are used for a variety of purposes: mashing potatoes, pureeing
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A sieve is used when you are cooking something and you need to get rid of the lumps, such as when you are making a cake, you often sieve the flour before adding it to the mixture
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A sieve is a strainer or screen for separating lumps from powdered material
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(sĭv) n. A utensil of wire mesh or closely perforated metal, used for straining, sifting, ricing, or puréeing. v. , sieved , siev·ing , sieves . v.tr. To pass through
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