Keeping a gingerbread structure straight and even while drying usually involves strategically placed cans of soup. Propping up the sides with heavy objects works well for smaller pieces, but here we see another useful technique ... string. Bobby Flay was in a Food Network gingerbread throwdown, whipping up an edible Empire State Building complete with gelatin windows, melted Red Hot accents and brown tinted icing. The string technique worked just dandy. Follow the link to see the completed skyscraper.