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Bakers, how do you clean up flour mess?

Firegoat | Jul 17, 201307:31 AM     25

The only thing I don't like about baking bread or pie crust is all the flour. Even using a silpat like rolling sheet I still end up with flour on the counter. I was watching the American Baking Competition this summer and they showed a clip of one baker, Brian I think, at home cooking and he whipped out either the hose of his home vacuum or the shop vac and was vacuuming up all the stray flour off the counter. I was dumbfounded. What a genius idea. Has anyone else tried this?

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