Certain times in life call for cookies. Others call for pie. But what are you to do if you don’t have a rolling pin? Even though it’s an everyday kitchen appliance, if you’re not baking on a regular basis, it’s understandable that this tool might be missing from your drawer. Not ones to give up on cookies or pie, we’ve got a really simple solution:
Roll out dough with a wine bottle if you don’t have a rolling pin.
Here’s why it works:
① A wine bottle has a smooth surface.
② It’s about the same size as a standard rolling pin.
③ The bottle has a built-in handle.
④ You can use the bottle even if it’s empty (oops).
And here’s why a wine bottle might be even better than a rolling pin:
When rolling out dough, you want to keep it cold. Since glass will stay cold for a while, a chilled bottle helps ensure the dough won’t heat up as you work.
Don’t have an extra bottle of wine at home? That’s a whole different problem.
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