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Ginger Cookies, Three Ways

A good friend of mine had hipped me to my winning ginger snap/molasses spice cookie recipe and for me, that meant the end of tweaking.  Even though I am a chronic recipe tinkerer, when something gets high marks, is asked for repeatedly, I leave it alone.  Until another good friend suggested that there was a … Continue reading Ginger Cookies, Three Ways

Best Gingerbread Ginger Snaps / Spice Cookies

Thanksgivings of my childhood were spent with my maternal grandparents and almost always it meant a trip to Pennsylvania and Ivin's Famous Spiced Wafers.   My cousins and I loved these cookies so much that even with all the food and family it always what we talked about in January.  "Why can't we get more … Continue reading Best Gingerbread Ginger Snaps / Spice Cookies

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How to Make the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Answer: Practice. If you knew me, you would know that there was period in my life where I was obsessed with creating the perfect chocolate chip cookie.  This particular obsession stayed with me for about two years. During that time I continually asked the question, how could one chocolate chip cookie be so different from … Continue reading How to Make the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Even Better than Perfection Oatmeal Cookies

I wrote earlier of my quest to make the perfect Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie, pushed forward to insane measures by the nearly perfect cookie available from Petsi's Pies in Cambridge, MA.  Though my first attempts resulted in an excellent cookies, I knew that I could do better, and in fact, had to do better.   So I kept … Continue reading Even Better than Perfection Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookie Perfection

Before we start, let me tell me you I know about the recipe under the Quaker oats cap.  I've made it.  It's good.  It makes great cookies and you're looking for super simple, go ahead and make that one. And I was fine with that cookie until I had a life changing event: eating an … Continue reading Oatmeal Cookie Perfection