Sure, you could pay $44.95 for a silicon rolling pin. It's probably even worth it if you bake a lot. But for the broke or occasional baker, you can imitate the non-stick aspect with a simple modification.

Step 1: Requirements:

All you need is a $5 wooden rolling pin (or whatever sticky pin you have kicking around your kitchen) and a $2 pack of nylons. NOTE: You'll need sheer or semi-sheer nylons for this (10 - 20 denier), otherwise the dough might stick. This is also a good way to reuse nylons with a run in one leg!
Couldn't you snips holes at both ends and slide it over the handles, tying a small knot inside the handles? Then it could roll and roll without twisting...? I will try this for my next pastry. Maybe it will save me all that wasted wax paper I usually use!
My grandmother used to use little knit cotton cylinders, made especially for rolling pins. I think she had a cloth that went on the board too, like these..<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.very-clever.com/kitchen/pastry+cloth">pics of rolling pin sock</a>[]<br/><br/>I miss her mincemeat turnovers and &quot;hard sauce&quot;!<br/>
what exactly is hard sauce
a thin sauce made from confectioners sugar, butter, and some extract- usually vanilla, almond, or rum.
Yep, that's it. My granmother's sauce was anything but thin though, more like whipped butter, a heavy, sweet paste that really made those turnovers (they looked like big empanadas, semicircular and delicious). Yum. - nicolai, isn't it delicate balance between too much and not enough flour? Sometimes you want less flour, in spite of having sticky dough, yes?
Or you could just adequately flour the dough. I used to be a pastry chef and I can tell you from first-hand experience that it works.
Put your dough between two pieces of parchment paper and then roll with a rolling pin. The dough won't stick to the parchment and you don't have to futz with nylons twisting.
That's a cool idear there, but PuHleese don't tell anyone you used the used nylons after they've eaten.
Heh, well, I should hope anyone doing that would give them a serious hot disinfecting wash beforehand! Otherwise, ew.
Or the other way around...

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