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How to rescue brown sugar that’s turned hard

| | Nov 13 2017 - 9:58pm | Comments

Q: What’s the best way to soften brown sugar that has gone hard?

  1. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    The special guests on the Post’s recent online food chat included cooking teacher Linda Carlucci. Here are edited excerpts from that chat:

  2. Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    Peanut butter cookies — with that iconic crosshatch pattern pressed into their tops — are a holiday classic for many Americans. But as good as they are, we decided to play with the tradition a bit. We spiked our peanut butter cookies with a “jelly” of finely chopped golden raisins. We also ditched the flour in favor of upping the peanut flavor.

  3. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    AP Food Editor

  4. Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    Peanut butter cookies — with that iconic crosshatch pattern pressed into their tops — are a holiday classic for many Americans. But as good as they are, we decided to play with the tradition a bit. We spiked our peanut butter cookies with a “jelly” of finely chopped golden raisins. We also ditched the flour in favor of upping the peanut flavor.

  5. | Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    AP Food Editor

  6. Posted: Nov 26 2013 - 12:05am

    And you thought you were done with ice cream cones for the season. But we found a way not just to bring them back, but to do so deliciously and with just the right festive spirit for the holidays.

  7. | Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Looking to please a wine lover this holiday season? You can always spring for a special bottle or wrap up the latest and greatest corkscrew, but why not play off the passion through a recycled gift instead?

  8. | Posted: Nov 24 2013 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Looking to please a wine lover this holiday season? You can always spring for a special bottle or wrap up the latest and greatest corkscrew, but why not play off the passion through a recycled gift instead?

  9. Posted: Nov 22 2013 - 5:22pm

    Dear Annie: We host Thanksgiving dinner for my husband’s family every year, and I enjoy doing so, but I have a problem with my stepson’s wife. They have not lived together for almost three years, but they still travel together regularly, including visits home.

  10. Posted: Nov 22 2013 - 5:22pm

    Dear Annie: We host Thanksgiving dinner for my husband’s family every year, and I enjoy doing so, but I have a problem with my stepson’s wife. They have not lived together for almost three years, but they still travel together regularly, including visits home.

  11. | Posted: Nov 22 2013 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — One of the lead producers of Broadway’s “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” says moving the show to Las Vegas makes sense because Sin City has always been a better fit for the splashy musical than the Great White Way.

  12. <p>Singer and songwriter Joan Jett is seen April 20 in Baltimore. The organizers of the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade have removed Jett from the South Dakota float because of objections from the state’s livestock producers. They say Jett is a poor choice because she is a vegetarian and supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)</p>
    | Posted: Nov 22 2013 - 12:05am
    NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is awash in animal-related protests over its floats, with controversies involving the unlikely pairing of rocker Joan Jett and Shamu the killer whale.
  13. | Posted: Nov 22 2013 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — One of the lead producers of Broadway’s “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” says moving the show to Las Vegas makes sense because Sin City has always been a better fit for the splashy musical than the Great White Way.