Mulling spices contain cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg. Keep the mixture on hand during the holidays to add extra flavor to hot cider or wine.
To substitute for mulling spices, use 2 teaspoons whole allspice, 1 teaspoon whole cloves and 1 cinnamon stick.
Don't overbeat eggs for cheesecake batter. Overbeating adds extra air and volume that can cause cracks.