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    A cool tool for phyllo dough

    Instead of using a pastry brush for coating phyllo sheets with melted butter, I like to use a 3-inch foam paint roller from my hardware store (they cost about $2).…

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    Egg wash vs. milk wash

    Q: When baking bread and other pastries, some recipes call for an egg wash, others for brushing the top with milk. Are they interchangeable? April Finnegan, New York, NY A: Nicole…

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    Rust-free box graters

    I got tired of replacing rusty metal box graters that I used primarily for grating hard cheeses. Now, instead of washing the grater after using it for cheese, I use…

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