Valentine’s Day Oatmeal Cookies

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

Basic Formula for Pizza at Home

"...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.

The Dirty Secret of ‘Secret Family Recipes’

"...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’