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Chocolate Cannoli Sandwich Cookies [Way, Way, Way Beyond the Oreo]

Sandwich cookies are a monument in the history of marketing. Some genius figured out that the two layers cemented with sweet filling would prove irresistible. And they are. Do you know how many Oreos have been made? 491 billion. That’s a big number, the size the Defense Department Budget. I’m not anti-government, but what if…

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The Chocolate Cookie Detective

My mattress is high, so when I roll out in the morning my feet dangle. That gives me time to check the toes and ankles and few muscles. I can check for a cat on the floor. Am I ready to plop down, do I need to find the Ben Gay, is this a stretching…

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Colossal Peanut Butter Cookies

Last month I posted a recipe for Subtle and Smooth Peanut Butter Cookies: http://www.cookingbythebook.com/blog/recipes/sublte-smooth-…butter-cookies/. Some of you have written back to say they are lovely and could I recommend other peanut butter cookies. After all, one recipe is never enough. Here’s a superior one from The Good Cookie by Tish Boyle. I’m happy to say…

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A Classic Cookie: Grandma Rose’s Chocolate Layer Cookie

I don’t want to get into a debate about global warming.  I’m a scientist so I respect the recent evidence that something is happening.  Thing is, whether you just look at the history of the ice ages or go back for tens of millions of years, there have been significant cycles of climate change.  Long…

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