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Brown Butter Snickerdooles from The Sprinkles Baking Book

  The name “snickerdoodle” probably is German, at least according to The Joy of Cooking. I can remember walking by bakeries in the 1950s with their doors open and aromas pouring out to the sidewalk. The pungency of the cinnamon from the snickerdoodles was always a dominant note that made walking into the bakery a…

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Chocolate Whiskey Balls from No-Bake Cookies

My wife likes whiskey. I like chocolate. And this weekend was cold, so I was energy low. And it was filled with football, so I was busy. I wanted an easy dessert and I wanted to please Suzi. Here’s just solution form No-Bake Cookies by Camilla V. Saulsbury. I’m doing a TBT cookbook review of…

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Salted Caramel Brownies from The New York Times and Baked

Suzi is serving this brownie every week at Cooking by the Book. Teams come here to cook a meal together and then gobble up their creations for lunch or dinner. Suzi put these brownies on the menu, knowing that folks would home in on the idea of a brownie and caramel and salt. They do.…

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Dark Chocolate Walnut Cookies from There’s Always Room for Chocolate

  I just reviewed a new chocolate book There’s Always Room for Chocolate. Here’s the review. And here’s the best thing we’ve made, so far, from the book. How do describe these cookies? Oh, how about the best chocolate cookie ever. Ever. These are quite decadent, a bit brownie-like, lovely to behold and chocolate intense.…

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