A wonderful item that I use in my kitchen often is parchment paper. I love to spread it over my cookie sheets and bake away with out the hassle of washing pan afterwards. With the economy the way it is and I myself trying to be frugal I know this seems like a bit of a splurge. Yet I have found it to be a convenience that I could not give up :-) But I have found it can be wiped clean, folded, and reused several times.
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