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How to Fake a Double Boiler

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Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today, Amanda's showing us how to fake a double boiler.

Do you have a double boiler? We don't. They're so easy to fake, there's no reason to buy one. Here's how to use the pots and bowls you have on hand to fit all of your double-boiler whims and desires -- chocolate-melting, hollandaise-making, mashed-potato-warming, and everything in between.

This week's video was shot and edited by our buddy Drew Lavyne, the founder/director of Six Minute Stories and the producer of the super helpful Teach Me Sushi iPhone app. He also helped us out with our Holiday iPad app

Tags: Tips & Techniques, Videos, DIY Food, How-To & Diy