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What do you use a dough hook for with a hand mixer?

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Pretzel Bread

In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the dough hook, put the water, milk, butter, yeast, and brown sugar. Mix until combined, then let the mixture rest for 10 minutes, or until it begins to foam. Mix in the salt.With the mixer on low speed, add 2 cups of the flourand mix for 1 minute. Continue to add the remaining flour as needed until the dough forms a firm ball that is tacky, not sticky (think about a Post-it note—it’s tacky, not sticky to the touch). Transfer the dough to a mixing...

Hints From Heloise: Grapes with a twist

By Heloise, Dear Heloise: I’m a Dayton (Ohio) Daily News reader who enjoys your hints.At a buffet table, I watched as nearly everyone who wanted a grape or two held the bunch and pulled one or more free, often getting the stem as well. In the process, of course, they also deposited some of their hand germs on other grapes in the bunch.Am I one of just a few who have discovered that by giving your selected grape a slight twist, it will come away from the bunch with ease and never a...

Spinach and Cheese Gozleme

​For years I would go to street fairs or food markets and there was always a gozleme stand. It was always the stand with the longest queue. It was always the queue I would stand in, why, because they are delicious and because my daughter would beg me to. You wait and watch as the women roll out gozleme after gozleme, and you tell yourself I need to try and make these, but you never do, as although the women make this look easy, you don't think it will be. And the fillings which should I...