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Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes, you just have to have a cookie. When that mood next strikes, take a chance on these.

Our favorite cookie:

Salty, Gooey, Soft-in-the-middle-and-crispy-around-the-edges, Chocolate Chip Cookies

        1 cup butter
        1/2 cup white sugar
        1 1/2 cups brown sugar
        2 eggs, room temperature
        2 tsp vanilla
        2 3/4 cups flour
        1 tsp baking soda
        1 1/2 tsp baking powder
        1 – 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips — semisweet, milk, or a mixture (I use half and half)
        1/2 tsp salt
        coarse or kosher salt for sprinkling

In a mixer, beat the butter for at least three full minutes until creamy and fluffy. If you don’t do this, your cookies will be[...] read more

Perhaps the Moistest Cake Ever

Seeing as how I’m going to be throwing a lotta lotta healthy recipes at you in the coming weeks (and hopefully, forever after that … fingers crossed!), I figured I’d better get this moist, decadent chocolate-ness out of the way right[...] read more

Chocolate-Oatmeal Snackin’ Cake

Well … what follows is the post I started on Thursday morning, just a few hours before a ridiculous flu bug hit our house. I got it first, followed by Dave, and now Tera has it. Not sure if any of the three of us will make tonight’s[...] read more

Easy Eclairs

My family is pretty nuts about cinnamon rolls. We have a tradition, which I accidentally began 25 years ago as a newlywed up in Bellingham, Washington. On the night of our first snowfall that year, I thought it might be nice to surprise Dave with a[...] read more

Chunky Chocolate Bread Pudding w/White Chocolate Brandy Sauce

Does it get any better than this? I don’t think so. I wish I could invent a little sampler button that would pop out tiny bites of this for you. A scratch ‘n sniff wouldn’t hurt either.

I planned to make this for a luncheon yesterday,[...] read more

Poor Man’s Almond Roca

I’ve been making this candy (which, btw, is also known as “Cracker Candy” ) every Christmas for as long as I can remember. Which is why I was surprised today when Tera, my 15-year old daughter, said, “This candy is a little[...] read more

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