Archive For January, 2013

Easy chocolate fudge cookies

By | January 31, 2013

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Did I tell you about my sprinkles? I have moon-shaped sprinkles, and star sprinkles, and dino sprinkles. And dolphins! And bears! And COWS. Any cookie would be immensely improved with these ridiculous creations. Even if it didn’t taste like anything special, people would go crazy just over the decorations. But when the cookie is a moist […]

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Golden skillet potatoes

By | January 29, 2013

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I tend to be one of those super-exact cooks. I level cups of flour and cocoa powder, I measure quarter-teaspoons of salt, and I always measure my water for cooking grains. Although this is totally a personality thing, it’s also what you need to do as a recipe developer. Publishing a recipe with real measurements […]

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Menu Plan: Week of Jan. 27, 2013

By | January 27, 2013

Life as a freelancer can be unpredictable. I accepted extra work assignments in my second and third trimesters with the intention to free myself up to take three months of maternity leave. But then I got the chance to join a super cool project this month, and I took it — even though it meant […]

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Carob hazelnut fudge

By | January 24, 2013

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This recipe and story appear in the Jan. 21, 2013 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my biweekly cooking column in Binah magazine. On newsstands now — and make sure to check out my roundup of Shivat Haminim recipes for Shabbat Tu B’Shvat! Confession: Until two years ago, I felt very little connection to Tu B’Shvat. […]

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