In a summary of 10 fresh ideas from the book "101 Things I Learned in Culinary School," by Louis Eguaras and Matthew Frederick, here's what was listed for #10:
"10. Keep dental floss in the kitchen: No, seriously. It's marvelous -- and much better than a knife -- for cutting layer cakes, roll cookies, soft cheeses, dough and cheesecake. Try it."
We've always known it! Now others are catching up.
(Thanks for the tip, Sue!)