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  • How to Rescue Overwhipped Cream
    How to Rescue Overwhipped Cream

    We've all made the mistake of whipping cream just a little too long, so it's clumpy and stiff. Luckily, you don't have to throw it away and start over, if you know this trick.

  • How to Keep Layer Cakes Straight
    How to Keep Layer Cakes Straight

    If you have trouble splitting your cake layers into straight, level slices, use this tip to help create a tall, straight cake, even with crooked cuts.

  • How to Soften Butter in 1 Minute Flat
    How to Soften Butter in 1 Minute Flat

    Ever go to bake a batch of cookies only to discover your butter is rock-hard? This quick tip will get you on your way with softened butter in just one minute.

  • Cut-Out Cookies That Keep Their Shape

    It just isn’t Christmas without cut-out cookies. But it can be tricky to move your cookies from the cutting board to the baking sheet without leaving behind (gasp!) a gingerbread limb. Nicki Sizemore demonstrates a reader's tip for getting cutouts that keep their shape.

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