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    Splitting the Egg

    Exploring the division of the indivisible: a single egg.

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    The Chinese Finger Ruler

    Can't find a ruler? Use your pinky.

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    Olive oil on hand

    I tend to buy olive oil for cooking in large containers, but they are too heavy and unwieldy to pour from every day. I used to decant the oil into…

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    Saving pasta water

    Whenever a recipe calls for reserving some of the pasta cooking water, I tend to remember right after I've drained the pasta. It never fails! One way to remember is…

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    Measure & Prep

    This set of five small nesting bowls makes mise en place easy. Made of flexible silicone, each also serves as a measuring cup, with measurements printed inside and a raised…

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    Dealing with the Sticky Stuff

    Get tips for measuring honey and molasses and a sure-fire way for cleaning a pot you've used for making candy.

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    Dry vs. Liquid Measuring Cups

    In this short article, Jennifer Armentrout offers tidbits of advice on measuring dry and liquid ingredients.

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    What We Mean By: A Sprig

    A sprig is not an exact measure, but you can get an idea of what it means in this mini-article.

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    What's in a 'Pinch' ?

    Recipes often call for a pinch of this or that. What does it mean exactly? Find out here.

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    The Trouble with Flour

    You'd think that measuring flour by volume would be pretty simple, but it's trickier than you might imagine, as this example shows. That's why we measure by weight instead.

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