Cookie Craze

I’ve been thinking about cookies the last couple days and it’s becoming short of an obsession. I daydream of becoming a cookie connoisseur, having sampled hundreds of cookies and baking each recipe with a perfected pitch. I’ve never been much of a thoughtful crafty christmas gift giver but this year I would like to put a bit more cheer and merriment into the season and basically send everyone a shitload of cookies. I’ve discovered a few places you might like to check out:

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Gourmet features a cookie special recalling recipes from 5 decades of magazine issues. The recipes are tempting, the pictures are making me drool and now I am ready to go home and appease this urge with some mini black and whites. Go inspire yourself.

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There is a group of baking bloggers who are actually taking 12 straight days to bake cookies from this Gourmet mag special. Check them out starting here. Those florentines might have to make a visit in my mouth.

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Epicurious is an amazing recipe site, especially because it archives a few magazines including Gourmet and Bon Appetit. It is currently featuring 25 cookie recipes for December and I’ve bookmarked nearly all.

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In the book section Anita Chu of Dessert First turned her hobby into a publication and recently let out a book all about cookies. Sounds like it will be very informative and will serve as my assistant in turning my kitchen into a cookie factory. Can’t wait.

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One response to “Cookie Craze

  1. It is a very informative book. I learned some historoy about cookies I didn’t even know.

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