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The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] "Stop making cookies." I'm sorry, what was that dear? "I said, stop making cookies." That's odd, I thought to myself. Then, as I glanced around the apartment, wiping chocolate-specked hands against my apron, running a finger across the countertop and tracing a line into the dusting of white powder that coated every surface in the kitchen, eyeing the dozens of bags of failed experimental cookies that blocked the television, opening the refrigerator door to discover that more than half of its contents were batches of uncooked cookie dough in various stages of rest, I thought, maybe she does have a point. For the past few months, I've had chocolate chip cookies on the brain. I'm talking chocolate cookies that are barely crisp around the edges with a buttery, toffee-like crunch You see, I've never been able to get a chocolate chip cookie exactly the way I like. Some have come close, but none have quite hit the mark. How Cookies Crumble The dough spreads:. Butter Related:  food :)More Miscpastry ideas

Kulinarična Slovenija - Speculaas piškoti Lep pozdrav vsem iz Amsterdama! Obljuba dela dolg, pošiljam vam nekaj receptov za speculaase, sem se danes potrudila in jih za vas prevedla !Prav tako imate spodaj napisanih nekaj različnih mešanic začimb za speculaase. Najprej pa malo zanimivosti: Ime speculaas prihaja iz latinske besede speculum (ogledalo) zato ker se piškoti oblikujejo v modelčih v zrcalni sliki. Večina vas ne bo imela modelčkov za speculaase. Lahko pa testo razvaljate, izrežete figurice z modečki za piškote, okrasite z olupljenim mandeljnom in spečete po spodaj opisanih postopkih. Tako, pa pričnimo: Recept št. 1 za speculaas piškote: Sestavine: 200 gr moke 150 gr surovega masla 100 gr rjavega sladkorja 15 gr speculaas dišav 100 gr mletih mandeljev 1 do 2 žlici vode krompirjeva moka (za posipanje modelčkov) Postopek: Segrejte pečico na 180 stopinj C Zamesite vse sestavine (brez krompirjeve moke!) Potresite modelčke s krompirjevo moko, napolnite s testom, ravno odrežite z ostrim nožem višek testa. Recept št. 1 za speculaas začimbe sol

9 Trademarked Colors A vacation is supposed to be a getaway, but getting out of your comfort zone can be stressful, too. Missed flights, lost luggage, busted budgets—there’s a lot that can go wrong when you travel. In fact, it’s more or less inevitable, says Lee Huffman, a travel blogger at “You're not alone. There are, however, a few ways to hedge against Murphy’s Law and minimize the stress of preparing for a big trip. When it comes to safeguarding against setbacks, research is everything. - If you plan on using the car rental insurance that comes with your credit card, research what’s actually covered. - Don’t assume English is spoken everywhere you go. - Make sure you know your airline’s rules for traveling with children or pets. Of course, no matter how much you prepare in advance, something can still go awry. If nothing else, you’ll have a story to tell when you get back from your trip. There’s often stress over whether you can (or should) afford the vacation in the first place.

gift baskets | corporate gifts | gourmet cookies - fruute Recept: Cheesecake v kozarcu (brez peke) - Hitro in preprosto! - Aktualno - Cosmopolitan Slovenija Ta preprost recept za Cheesecake v kozarcu smo našli v najnovejši kuharski knjigi Polona ga žge. Takole pravi Polona: "Cheesecake ali po domače čizkejk je klasična sladica, presna ali pečena, navadno v obliki torte. Najbolj znan je sicer tisti iz New Yorka, sama pa rada pripravim poenostavljeno verzijo, pri kateri pečice ni potrebno niti vklopiti. Priporočljivo je, da kozarčki s sladico nekaj ur počivajo v hladilniku, vendar če – tako kot jaz – niste ravno blagoslovljeni s potrpežljivostjo, zadostuje že, da postavite kozarce za pol ure v zamrzovalnik." Za 4 osebe potrebuješ: - 140 g zdrobljenih polnozrnatih piškotov (lahko jih potolčeš kar s kladivom za meso ali pa tolčeš s krpo, v kateri imaš zavite piškote, po pultu ali mizi) - 100 g stopljenega masla - 1 žlica rjavega sladkorja - 1dl polnomastne smetane - 25 g sladkorja v prahu - 200 g kremnega sirčka - 100 g stopljene dobre temne čokolade (najmanj 64 % kakava) - 200 g svežih malin - 40 g bele čokolade, nalupljene na rezalnik, za dekoracijo

Warlock of Chiloé - Wikipedia Modern day folklore throughout the archipelago of Chiloé says that there are Machis from who cure diseases which many doctors have considered untreatable, along with incurable misfortune from certain curses inflicted by "Warlock of Chiloé" of some black sect on persons who were defenseless from such spells.[citation needed] In the folklore of chiloé, also says that the evil "Warlock of Chiloé" sail in "the Caleuche" (a mythical and scary ghost ship). References[edit] See also[edit]

SweetAmbs Cookie DecoratingSweetAmbs Side Dish Recipe: Slow Cooker Creamed Corn Side Dish Recipe: Slow Cooker Creamed Corn Creamed Corn is a great, popular accompaniment to any barbecue! This side dish pairs very well with any barbecue sauce or dish, and we wanted to make something that was not only delicious, but incredibly easy. If you're hosting a cook-out, this is one great fix-and-forget dish to quickly make before rushing off for the rest of the set up. Slow Cooker Creamed Corn (makes 6 servings) Ingredients 1/2 large onion, finely chopped3 15oz cans whole kernel corn, drained1 cup milk1 tablespoon sugar1/4 teaspoon pepper1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon nutmeg8oz cream cheese, cubed1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into thin slices Directions In a large saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter on medium heat. Recipe adapted from Damn Delicious

White Cop Who 'Defensively' Shot Daughter's Unarmed Black Boyfriend When He 'Reached Out to Shake His Hand' Has Third Mistrial | National News | BET On Friday, a deadlocked jury resulted in the third mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's Black boyfriend. Judge Sharon Holmes declared the mistrial in the case of former Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler, who was charged with first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Jeremey Lake in August 2014. Just weeks before the shooting, Lake started dating Kepler's then-18-year-old daughter, Lisa. Tulsa County Dist. "I've never encountered a dynamic like this in 25 years of practice," Kunzweiler told reporters after the declaration. Holmes had instructed jurors that they could convict Kepler of first-degree murder or the lesser charge of manslaughter. Kepler was a 24-year-police veteran who retired after he was charged with murder. During her testimony, Lisa Kepler told jurors her parents dropped her off at the shelter because she was sneaking out at night. "But I'm not giving up hope," she told the LA Times.

The French Pastry School Chef Kanjiro Mochizuki, Executive Pastry Chef at The Imperial Hotel in Japan, will be coming to The French Pastry School to teach a four-day, hands-on course that will result in adding new flavors and craftsmanship to your dessert menu. Chef Mochizuki’s skill and expertise in pastry is world-renowned. Add to your repertoire by learning his techniques and methods and make Japanese- and French-style pastries that are not frequently found on other menus or in pastry cases. Recipes may include: Bamboo Bavarian Cream Chocolate Pound Cake Dorayaki Daifuku Mochi Gâteau d’Orange Japanese Black Sugar Cookie Japanese Strawberry Soft Roll Cake Japanese Style Desserts Madeleine Most Popular Japanese Cake Chef’s Specialty Savarin Special Pound Cake Wasabi Dessert White Bean Youkan All of the products you make will be yours to take home to enjoy with your family, friends, and colleagues! This course is approved by the American Culinary Federation for 28 Continuing Education Hours (CEH's).

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Chocolate Sprinkles Much has been made of the restaurant industry’s dark underbelly rife with drugs and alcohol, but little about the darkest addiction of them all: chocolate sprinkles. Those in the pastry department find themselves at an especially high risk for developing a dependency on jimmies, aka chocolate vitamins and will “take” them on everything from buttered bread to ice cream, cupcakes and sugar cookies. If you don’t leave now, you may soon find yourself doing lines of chocolate in the kitchen too. These sprinkles have a solid chocolate flavor bolstered by a heady vanilla note that comes from a big ol’ shot of vanilla in the mix. You’ll want to start putting these on everything. Chocolate Sprinkles 5 ounce powdered sugar 1 1/4 ounces cocoa, Dutch or natural 1 ounce water or chocolate liquor, I love Mozart 1 ounce vanilla 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp instant coffee For the prettiest (and easiest!) Place the trays of chocolate somewhere safe from kids, pets, and debris and let air dry for 24 hours.

The Best of 2014 - The Cooking Jar The older we get, the more time flies. It’s almost surreal. One minute you’ve bought a new house and the next you’ve been living there for two years. Then you decide to make some major changes to your blog and next thing you know, it’s seven months later and you’re writing up a post like this. Well this year has been a good one, at least the later half. Hash brown egg nests with avocado This is by far my most popular recipe to date. Honey garlic salmon Five ingredient salmon ready in 30 minutes. Chicken Alfredo pasta bake All you have to do is look at the cheese and you’ll know why this is popular. Hibachi noodles One day I was craving the noodles they have at hibachi grills like Kobe Japanese Steakhouse. Crispy honey garlic chicken The origin of honey garlic salmon with the same flavors but this chicken is coated in a spiced and crunchy batter then doused in honey garlic sauce. Idaho Sunrise I still don’t know why it’s called that. Slow cooker beef and cheese pasta More cheese please! Related