Solutions for Everyday Kitchen Mistakes

You can learn from your mistakes, but it may result in ugly cakes, calorie overloads, and even singed arm hair (ouch!).  Learn from our cooking, nutrition, grilling, and baking mistakes instead!

Common Baking Mistakes

Don’t let crater cakes, soggy muffins, or lifeless loaves get you down. We have a fix for all of your baking fails!

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Sticky ingredients leave your utensils a mess
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Sticky ingredients leave your utensils a mess

THE RESULT: An annoying cleanup.

THE FIX: When measuring sticky ingredients, such as honey, molasses, or syrup, avoid the mess by coating the measuring cup or spoon with cooking spray before you measure. The sticky ingredient will slide right out, ensuring you get the right amount, and cleanup will be a lot easier.

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