I keep a separate cutting board for making breads, cookies and other bakery goods. To keep it from slipping as I roll out dough, I lay a moistened paper towel underneath the board. It doesn’t budge an inch! —Julie Allen, Akron, Ohio
Our home economists created this impressive, tasty cookie tree for the 2008 Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook. Guests can nibble on the gingerbread cookies as they talk and mingle at your festive gathering. For more information, go to shop.tasteofhome.com.