Category: Cooking

  • The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie

    This recipe is taken from the article, Perfection? Hint: It’s Warm and Has a Secret : Chocolate Chip Cookies Adapted from Jacques Torres Time: 45 minutes (for 1 6-cookie batch), plus at least 24 hours’ chilling Ingredients 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons (8 1/2 ounces) cake flour 1 2/3 cups (8 1/2 ounces) bread flour […]

  • Arm & Hammer – Consumer Scam?

    I just bought replacements for the Arm & Hammer Baking Soda for the refridgerator and freezer and noticed a change on their box. Where as the old box suggested to change every 3 months, now it tells us to switch every 30 days. Since the boxes and ingredients haven’t changed, it would appear to be […]

  • The Best Roasted Chicken Recipe

    This chicken recipe consists of making a “compound butter” consisting of garlic, spices and butter and sticking it under the chicken skin while it cooks. I have made this a half dozen times and each time people are completely blown away on how good it is. The only problem I keep running into having to […]

  • My Quest for Bicerin

    On Friday night, I speedily made my way through my TiVo’d Torino Olympic Ceremonies.  Most of the 3–some hour marathon was pointless and boring, but one 2 minute segment caught my eye. It was about a quaint cafe that sits across from a church, called “Al Bicerin” . It is famous for it’s drink, Bicerin […]