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To pierce small holes in the surface of a food. This process is used for several purposes: to prevent pastry shells from shrinking and rising; to prevent food, such as potatoes, from exploding when cooked in the microwave; to allow fat to be released from foods as they are cooking.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cup
Calories41
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates9g
Dietary Fiber3g
Potassium220mg
Sodium5mg
Cholesterol0mg

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