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airtight

How do you make gingerbread house airtight in the freezer? Box it's in is 9 x 8 x 7.5

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preserve a decorated gingerbread house

What are the steps I should take to preserve my granddaughters decorated Gingerbread House she made this 2017 Christmas?

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The Great Fire of London(!)

Every Christmas I make a gingerbread house, the theme of which is decided by my daughter (whose birthday is on 28th Dec). This year, for her 9th birthday,

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Gingerbread unopened kit: can it be stored in refrigerator for next year

Can I store an unopened gingerbread kit in refrigerator or freezer for next year ?

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Can I use Crisco instead of butter when making gingerbread houses?

Can I use Crisco instead of butter when making gingerbread houses? If so, how much crisco do i use?

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Gingerbread

My gingerbread is getting humidity and getting soft then falling apart how can I prevent it getting humidity

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rewarming gingerbread

Can you rewarm previously made gingerbread if you find it is bowed and doesn't fit together well?

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how can i store a gingerbread house for next year?

How can I store my gingerbread house for next year?

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What date should I make my gingerbread house?

As for it not to be stale on Christmas day.

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Reindeer Flight School

This year my creation is called Reindeer Fligbt School. I dreamt it up after watching the tv show Rudolf. I ended up winning first place and viewer's choice

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refrigerator

how long do does it take for the gingerbread to harden?

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Broken gingerbread ornament

I have a gingerbread Christmas ornament that is a few years old and it broke. I was wondering how to fix it.

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Dry gingerbread

Why has my gingerbread gone dry? I bake it a few weeks ago and covered in cling wrap and now it's so dry you can't eat it

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bubbles

why does the dough bubble up in the oven

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Wrinkled cookies

I’ve been making soft gingerbread cookies for years but this year I’ve encountered a problem. They puff up nicely in the oven but as they cool they become

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prep

If I am doing a rather large display and have to make everything custom how far ahead of the occasion should I start the project?

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How long does it take for gingerbread to cool

I want to know by tonight how long it will take for gingerbread to cool were spost to make so but we dont know how long it has to cool so we can make ginger

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How to soften my gingerbread it's dry and hard

How to soften my gingerbread i left it chilling all night?

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GingerBread house icing recipe

1) Get a large bowl 2) Next get 2 egg whites 3) 4 cups of sugar than stir And your Done!

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Unassembled gingerbread house

How long does a Unassembled gingerbread house last for

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soften gingerbread

is there a way to soften already hard gingerbread?

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A winter Christmas church

I adore Christmas and snow ..I have made traditional gingerbread houses previous Christmases but this year I wanted to make something that says something

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How long do gingerbread houses stay fresh

I have just bought a gingerbread house kit which has a best before date of March 2018. I would like it to be at its best for Christmas and would like

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How long does the icing on the gingerbread house last

How long does the icing on the gingerbread house last

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fondant roof tiles

Since I couldn’t get enough black jack gum sticks, I thought I would try making the roof tiles with fondant. What is the best way to attach them - royal

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Different Not Less Schoolhouse

My Autistic Support class decorated this gingerbread school! 11 students each decorated a portion of the house, choosing which candies to use. They took

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Home for Christmas

My mom and I look forward to this time of year because we make building a Ginger Bread House a fun competition. We have other family members that are planning

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Royal Icing Mistakes

Is there a way, once pieces have been glued together with royal icing, to take them apart without detroying the gingerbread. We assembled all our parts,

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Susan's Mansion

We had so much fun! The Victorian template was great and easily modified.

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Darnall's Chance House Museum Gingerbread Contest and Show, Maryland

Google: Darnall's House Museum, Upper Marlboro, MD Once you find it, go to the website and look up the Gingerbread Contest. I think that you need to register

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