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Hersheys.ca Mexican Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

The world is filled with great, varied ethnic cuisines: a Mediterranean salad instantly conjures a different set of ingredients and flavors from an Asian salad. A Hungarian stew is completely unlike an Indian stew. However, regional or ethnic naming has also been picked up in marketing and recipe making as a shorthand for minor variations […]

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Can I Use Store-brand Flour for Cookies?

There are a few grocery items that I will insist on using the name brand product: Ziploc bags, King Arthur bread flour, Arm & Hammer baking soda, to name a few. For other items, I just can’t avoid the allure of a slightly cheaper product: white sugar, dried pasta, milk. It’s all the same, right? […]

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Are Chocolate Chip Cookies Worth Their Salt?

Most people, even irregular bakers, have a go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe. And I suspect the most popular go-to is Nestle Toll House recipe. It comes on the back of the bag of Nestle chocolate chip, which is of course consumed in its entirety, and it makes for nice, flat, soft and crunchy cookies. That […]