Shortcut sifting

Who wants to clean that sifter contraption after a flour or powdered sugar explosion? Not me. This hip trick comes to us courtesy of my lovely banjo teacher (and the musician featured in my videos, Hilary Hawke.

Here’s a hip way to de-clump powdered sugar and sift small amounts of flour or spices. Place your to-be-sifted dry goods in a fine mesh strainer, give it a few shakes, and voila! Happy baking, or french toast eating, or whatever it is you’re doing with sifted stuff.