Holiday Cooking Mishaps - and How To Fix 'Em

While cooking snafus can throw a wrench in the holiday festivities, they don't necessarily spell disaster. Here's our collection of common cooking mistakes, along with some simple fixes and tips that can turn potential disasters into culinary successes. For even more holiday tips and recipes, visit Holidaily! (13 Photos)

Shirley Fan on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:48AM

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Holiday Cooking Mishaps - and How To Fix 'Em

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Cookies of mass destruction

They may smell deceptively tasty, but the cookies you baked for dessert resemble hockey pucks in more ways than one. Not only are they hard and thick, but they could do diabolical damage to dental work.

Solution: Crumble up the cookies with a rolling pin and sprinkle the crumbs on ice cream or pudding. Not only will they contribute more flavor, but they’ll add a crunchy texture to ordinarily smooth desserts.

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