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Keeping Cookie Dough Round

Leslie Saltsman of Potomac, Md., uses cardboard paper towel rolls to store her cookie dough in the refrigerator. Once she’s formed the dough into a log, she rolls it in plastic wrap and slides the dough inside the cardboard (slit lengthwise) to protect it in the fridge and keep it perfectly round.

Slow-Flow Oil

A drizzle of deeply flavorful truffle oil or toasted sesame oil can add character and complexity to a dish, but if too much accidentally gushes from the

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