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Kosher Salt

by on August 16, 2006 · 8 comments

Here’s what Iearned from reading Cook’s Illustrated. Brands of kosher salt are different. Ordinary table salt weighs 10 oz. per cup; Morton’s Coarse Kosher Salt weighs 7.7 oz. per cup; and Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt weighs 5 oz. per cup. Keep this in mind. If a recipe calls for kosher salt and the amount seems […]

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Published on August 16, 2006
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The Case of the Salty Cookies

by on August 15, 2006 · 9 comments

Earlier this week, my friend Val pointed me towards 3 new chocolate chip cookie recipes in the New York Times. The recipes were written and tested by a food writer I trust, so I had high hopes and was anxiously looking forward to trying them. The first thing I noticed about one …

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Published on August 15, 2006
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More Fun With Potato Starch!

by on May 30, 2006 · 1 comment

If you haven’t bought a box of potato starch yet, here’s another reason for you to put it on the list — Pecan Pie. I reworked an old pecan pie recipe and incorporated potato starch. I can’t post the results quite yet because the pie is still in the cooling/chilling phase, but I’m optimistic based […]

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Published on May 30, 2006
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Malted Milk Powder

by on February 13, 2006 · 3 comments

For anyone interested in malted milk powder and wanting to know what I use, it’s Carnation brand. They sell both regular and chocolate, but I almost always use the regular. The malted milk powder is usually with the hot cocoa mix or the ice cream stuff. I think in some places you can only find Ovaltine […]

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Published on February 13, 2006
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Cute Dessert Idea For Kids

by on September 28, 2005 · 12 comments

This cute little mouse idea was in a Taste of Home Halloween magazine, and I thought I’d try it out. I was in a rush and threw it together, but you could make yours a bit neater. I think I pushed the M&Ms too far in and the mouse’s eyes are sunken. He also doesn’t […]

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Published on September 28, 2005
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Welcome

by on June 8, 2005 · 5 comments

Welcome to Cookie Madness, where I’ll be posting recipes, review and photos.

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Published on June 8, 2005