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How to Use Extra Whipping Cream

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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: Your fridge is overflowing with cartons of whipping cream? Trust us -- this isn't a problem.

How to Use Extra Whipping Cream, from Food52

Every new year starts with the successful repurposing of holiday leftovers. Fancy leftovers -- like lobster stock, prime rib, and beef tenderloin. Some ingredients can easily be turned into a new meal, and some can be tossed into the freezer for a later date, but others can be more challenging to repurpose.

This week on the Hotline, Beth,Reed requested help using the surplus of whipping cream she’d purchased for New Year’s Eve. One option would be to whip up a big batch of whipped cream with a fork, count that as the beginning of your new exercise regimen, and then proceed to eat the whole bowlful with spoon. Luckily, you all had better (or just more sane) suggestions for her:

What are your favorite ways to use an overabundance of whipping cream? Tell us in the comments!

Tags: Advice, DIY Food, How-To & Diy, Hotline, Best Question