Share: Moisten To add enough liquid to dry ingredients while stirring gently to make a wet, but not runny, mixture. Often used in the preparation of muffins. Related Tips Shred To cut or tear foods into long, thin strips, such as cooked chicken. In the case of soft cheese,… Instant Rice Has been precooked, dehydrated and packaged and takes just minutes to prepare. Pan-Dressed Fish A dressed fish with the head and tail removed.