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Thanksgiving Biscotti

November 16, 2011
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If you’re a long time reader of this blog then you know how insistent I am that cookies should be thick and chewy. I have proclaimed it from the rooftops on countless occasions that this duo of qualities yield the only acceptable cookie and I do my best to ensure that this is how my […]

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Coffeehouse Cookies

April 15, 2010
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You may or may not have noticed that I’ve become a bit of an absent blogger. Whereas I used to post several times a week as of late I’m lucky if I can get two or three posts up in a month. Since starting my new job back in October it has become increasingly difficult […]

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Holiday Party Cookies

December 4, 2008
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Tonight I baked three different kinds of cookies for our departmental holiday party. I don’t recall ever making that many cookies at once. It actually ended up being sort of a zen-like kitchen experience. Dough was prepared in the KitchenAid. Dough was placed in the refrigerator to chill. Mixing bowl was washed. Next dough was […]

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Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 8, 2008

Dear ErinCooks: I have a chocolate chip cookie conundrum: try as I might I can’t get my cookies to the consistency I like. I am a fan of chewy chocolate chip cookies, not cakey or crunchy, just chewy. I think it must be a butter issue. Should I try margarine or shortening? Maybe it’s too […]

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