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Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour1 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 cup of unsalted butter1 cup of granulated sugar1 cup of light or dark brown sugar, firmly packed1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract2 large eggs, lightly beaten3/4 cup shredded coconut1/2 cup toasted pecan bits1 cup semisweet chocolate chips3/4 cup white chocolate chips1/2 cup golden raisins2 … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Oatmeal Cookies
"...heat your oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit (230 degrees Celsius) but bake your pizza for slightly longer than the scientists did — 170 seconds, or just under three minutes, to be exact." —Jessica Stillman. "Physicists Have Discovered the Secret to Perfectly Baked Pizza." Curiosity.com. December 6, 2018.
Makes four servings 250g moong dal salt 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric 1 teaspoon of butter or ghee 1 1/2 teaspoons of oil 2 dried chilis 1 teaspoon of black mustard seeds 2 teaspoons of grated ginger 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon sugar 1. Start boiling 750ml of water 2. Rinse moong dal, squeezing it in … Continue reading Kancha Moong Dal
A few days ago, I learned of Boudin King Cake. I did a little research, but every recipe had elements I wanted to change. So, I made a few notes, and I plan on doing something along the lines of the below the first chance I get. I'll add some commentary once I've made it.Boudin … Continue reading Boudin King Cake
"...true originality is rare. Multiple cookbook authors have stories of asking people to send in family recipes and receiving dozens of nearly identical versions. “A lot of that has to do with [recipes sharing] very common ingredients,” says Stephanie Pierson, who wrote in to describe her experience asking for brisket recipes." —Alex Mayyasi. "The Dirty … Continue reading The Dirty Secret of ‘Secret Family Recipes’
Several years ago, I stumbled across an article in Gourmet magazine called "Chasing Perfection" by Francis Lam. This is how it starts: "Before Chef Skibitcky got ahold of my brain, I, like every other rational person, thought an omelet was something anyone can make. You throw eggs in a pan, stir them around, fold them in … Continue reading Omelets, Perfection & Life