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I will be Home for Christmas

For 20 years it has been a yearly tradition for me to get with my grandchildren and make a gingerbread project for Christmas. The rules are everything

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is it possible to make a tublular tower?

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Mele Kalikimaka

I entered this house at our company (Net App, in RTP, NC) annual Gingerbread decorating contest this past December 2020. And I won!

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this was my winning entry in the 2020 contest at work

Hawaiian Gingerbread House ....

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Gingerbread Log Cabin

Every year we decide on a different subject for our ginger bread “house”. It’s just me and my daughters, we started this tradition when we were at a time

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Baked pieces too soft

It’s my 30th year of baking houses. It’s been a few days and the pieces are soft. I’ve got them on racks on a table, anything else I can do?

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Gingerbread houses for the holidays

These are the gingerbread houses I sold at my local farmer's market this year.

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soft gingerbread humid climate

this was my first time making a gingerbread house and I used the white house chef's gingerbread house recipe. I baked them 6 days ago and they aren't hardening.

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Cousin's Ponds

Every year I make a gingerbread scene kit for my nieces and nephews to decorate. I also make edible characters and props to go in it. This year it was

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Softening gingerbread house

Help! My gingerbread house pieces are decorated and now they are getting soft...and I haven't even assembled them yet!! Help please...I have to turn it

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Cajun Night Before Christmas House Pattern

Do you have the Cajun Night Before Christmas pattern available?

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Windows in a curved wall?

I have made rounded towers on my gingerbread houses several times, and I am always stymied by the windows. Does anyone have a good method for putting

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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal template with elephants in the front

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Upright piano

We are hoping to make gingerbread pianos as teacher gifts. We love the grand piano, but with 10 to make we might need a more simple pattern

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Gingerbread flour

I have seen recipes for gingerbread pastillage that calls for gingerbread flour. Is it just ground up gingerbread dough?

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Santa's Enchanted Tiki Room

Welcome to Santa's Enchanted Tiki Room. His cool hangout at the North Pole. You will see him here after Christmas unwinding a little while enjoying a Mai

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Gingerbread Windows

What is the best way to make sure your gingerbread windows are perfect after you bake them? Last year I pre-cut mine and the dough grew together.

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Clear windows

Clear windows please Thank you Marsha

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Storage of gingerbread houses pieces 6 weeks ahead?

Can I store, wrapped or unwrapped, baked pieces of gingerbread house? For how long? Don’t have much freezer space. Tnx. Sue

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Statue of Liberty

This years gingerbread house do the Statue of Liberty. Lady Liberty is out of layers of royal icing

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How long can I bake and freeze ginger bread

Meant to pre bake my gingerbread for my house how long will it last?

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Wedding Chapel

This creation is an order of mine for a lady who is gifting it to her son and daughter-in- law that are getting married.

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Skeleton Faints When Seeing Creature From Black Lagoon

My 6 yr. old twin grandchildren are so sad that Halloween isn't going to be celebrated in our area this year so I wanted to cheer them up a bit with a

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Skeleton Faints Whe n He Sees Creature From Black Lagoon

My 6 yr. old grandsons are so sad that Halloween isn’t taking place this year that I wanted to make them a spooky house to cheer them up a bit ..... it

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LEGO gingerbread house

I make gingerbread houses out of LEGO. @brickerparker

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Wedding Chapel

This is a wedding chapel I made with my own pattern. I made if for a client. It will be a wedding present for her child who's getting married soon.

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Wedding Chapel

This is a wedding gift for my client's son and daughter-in-law.

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Wafer/rice paper windows?

Hello! Has anyone ever tried to make semi-opaque windows? I’m looking to make a halloween house and want to do “frosted” windows with shadow cutouts

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Dusty 6 month Old Gingerbread House Salvageable?

Hi, I have a 6 month old Gingerbread house, made from a kit, that has been sitting on my counter collecting dust. Just wondering if I can still salvage

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