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4 Steps to Make Delicious Drop Cookies
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4 Steps to Make Delicious Drop Cookies

Cream the butter and sugar thoroughly. Start with room temperature butter and cut it into cubes. You can tell if it is room temperature by gently pressing a finger on the butter. If it leaves a slight indentation it's just right. Beat it on low speed for about...
Tips For Beating Egg Whites
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Tips For Beating Egg Whites

If you have difficulty in beating egg whites into stiff peaks, these ideas may be helpful to you. The whites will separate from the yolk best when they are cold, but will triple in volume if they are beaten at room temperature. So after separating the eggs,...
5 Must Know Facts About Garlic
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5 Must Know Facts About Garlic

FLAVOR AND AROMA The amount of flavor and aroma that uncooked garlic has depends on how much you cut it. It will have the strongest smell when you puree or mash it. Minced or chopped it's a little less aromatic. When it's just sliced it has a very mild smel...
3 Ways To Thaw Meat Safely
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3 Ways To Thaw Meat Safely

There are two things people commonly do to thaw meat – run hot water over it if it is needed right away, or leave it on the counter to thaw gradually. Neither method is considered safe, as it can lead to contaminated food. It’s important to keep it always at 4...
Specialty Pans – A Fun Way To Bake
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Specialty Pans – A Fun Way To Bake

There are a number of specialty pans that either take some of the work out of baking or give great ways to do fun projects. DONUT PANS Got a sudden yen for a donut, but don't want to go to all the trouble to fry them? Good news – a donut pan to the rescu...