How to Frost a Layer Cake & 10 Ideas For School Lunches

How to Frost a Layer Cake & 10 Ideas For School Lunches

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Emma Christensen
Feb 18, 2011
We're deep into How To month here at the Kitchn, and we were a year ago, as well! Check out some our favorite tutorials from the archives, plus some alternatives to PB&J for kid's lunches, a recipe for lamb ragu, and a tour of a cool green kitchen. The images pictured above are in bold below.We love making layer cakes for special occasions. Here's our favorite method for frosting them. • This guide to lager beers will have you well on your way to becoming an expert. • A cozy kitchen nook needs a cozy bench for us to sit on.Delicious Tuscan bread-and-tomato soup with mussels is a perfect mid-winter meal. • It's our dearest dream to have an industrial stove in our kitchen. • Don't be scared of making pie crust from scratch! It's easy! • For the DIYers among us, here's how you can make your very own vinegar at home. • This lamb ragu looks so pretty spooned over fresh pasta. • So many bread recipes gloss over the part where you actually shape the loaf. Here's how!Getting tired of packing your child the same thing every day? Here are a few ideas for switching up the menu. • Do you know when to stir and when to shake your after-work cocktail? • We love the sleek yet homey lines in this dreamy seafoam green kitchen. • Some good tips on dismantling the smoke alarm when you're about to cook something big in the kitchen. • Dividing cake batter so the layers are even is simple with this trick. • These chocolate chip cookies are one of the most requested recipes in our house. A Year Ago and a Week: Melissa Clark's Renovated Kitchen & A Nutty Chocolate Tart
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