Hi, I have a recipe that says I should do this. How does this work? Margarine sticks are pretty hard. Can I just soften the margarine on a frying pan or melt it completely and stir it in or would that ruin things? (It is for a pastry dough for making franks in a blanket). Thanks, Ben -- "What passes for wisdom may only be eloquent foolishness" Cheap long distance calling using Onesuite (http://www.onesuite.com). 2.5 cents/min anywhere in the U.S., to Canada or the U.K. No monthly or connection fees! Use promotional code 038664643 for 20 free minutes.