bake | copycat levain chocolate chip walnut cookies.

I did it. I went to Levain when the doc and I were in NYC this past October, and I ate one of their monster chocolate chip walnut cookies that tastes bready, almost, its so dense. And then I went home and managed to recreate them in my own kitchen. I decided the keys were:Continue reading “bake | copycat levain chocolate chip walnut cookies.”

cookie dough.

Last week, we experienced a pretty intense, and long lasting, arctic blast, here in Boston. Multiple days–the entire week really–of sub 0 degree temperatures and biting wind. So, in order to create yet another heat source in my drafty home, I opted for loads of oven foods–chicken pot pie, mac n cheese, and of course,Continue reading “cookie dough.”

They tell me, “I guess that’s how the cookie crumbles sometimes…”

Some days, when a craving is that good, you’ll rummage through your cabinets and organize t he ingredients. In my case, it was walnut chocolate chip cookies thanks to post-election blues (saddened at the realization that my state went red in the special election) and a serious hankering for chocolate and nut. They pretty muchContinue reading “They tell me, “I guess that’s how the cookie crumbles sometimes…””