You know the situation: you're measuring honey, peanut butter, or molasses and it takes a whole lot of patience to get the thick stuff out of the jar into the measuring cup, and then again into the bowl. Each time a messy situation unfolds and you're never quite sure whether you got everything you needed into the mix. So what if there was a better way?
In the most recent issue of Cook's Illustrated, they discuss a brilliant tip for measuring out sticky ingredients without making a complete mess, and for making sure you get all the stuff out of the cup into the bowl:
Spray your measuring cups with a cooking spray so that the wet, sticky ingredients will literally just slide on out!
Smart! Do you ever do this?
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