Share: Score To make thin slashes on the surface of breads to decorate and allow steam to escape during baking. Related Tips Crush To reduce foods to crumbs, paste or powder. Herbs can be crushed in a mortar and pestle. Garlic… Julienne To cut foods into long, thin matchstick shapes about 2 inches long and 1/8 inch thick. Deep-Fat Fry To cook foods in enough hot oil so that the food floats in the oil.