There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.
Today: Are pastry cloths and rolling pin covers necessary, or do you just need a heavy rolling pin and a good stash of flour?
When it comes to pies and cookies, sometimes we focus on how we’re going to top the finished product, but before we can get decorating, we need to cover the basics. Namely, what’s the best way to handle and roll out the dough or crust. This week on the Hotline, AntoniaJames asked if others have found success with pastry cloths and rolling pin covers. Being a fan of reusable and recyclable products, she’s in search of an alternative to plastic wrap, and luckily, suggestions from the community came rolling in:
We want to you to fill us in on your strategies for rolling out cookie dough and pie crusts. Tell us in the comments!
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