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Mexican Marshmallow Mocha from Drink Me Now

I just reviewed a new cocktail book, Drink Me Now. Here’s the review. And here’s my favorite drink in the book: Mexican Marshmallow Mocha. It appears in a chapter called Sweet Fix. What more needs to be said? Here cocoa powder and Kahlua and coffee are mixed, then topped with marshmallows and whipped cream. Because…

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Fudgy Mocha Bars from Dorie’s Cookies by Dorie Greenspan

Earlier this week, I review the brilliant new cookie book from Dorie Greenspan: Dorie’s Cookies. And I’ve posted one recipe for her Melody Cookies, a thin chocolate wafer topped with sugar sprinkles. The first chapter of Dorie’s massive book is devoted to Brownies, Bars, Breakups, and Biscotti. Here’s brownie style cookie to help you pull…

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Melody Cookies from Dorie Greenspan

In her newest book, Dorie’s Cookies, Dorie Greenspan gives us 300 incredible recipes that will have you baking for months. I share something with Dorie: an obsession for cookies, especially old classics. In this case, Dorie remembers a Nabisco cookie that disappeared from the store shelves 40 years ago. But, would Dorie let that stop…

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Cocoa Mint Crisps from The Complete Cookie

When I want a good cookie, I make it. Packaged cookies in the store can be okay, but they are often hard, rock hard. They have to be to survive a truck journey of hundreds of miles from factory — not bakery — to your store shelves. If those cookies were delicate, you’d end up…

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