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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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