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Monday, March 06, 2006

Discover baking measurement secrets

When you are measuring ingredients for baking it is very important how you do it. Much more so than for general cookery, getting the measurements right is one of hte keys to success.

So imporatnt is it that a whole section of hte easy-sugar-cookie-recipes site has been devoted to looking a the measurements and tools you should use to assure you of baking success.

Follow the link and read all about it.

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ours,
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Sunday, February 26, 2006

Soft ginger cookies

Wow, have I got news for you! I’ve been searching through and old recipe book that has traditional American recipes from over a hundred years ago and I found one for soft ginger cookies. Well I rewrote it for the modern cook (and corrected the ingredient list). Then I tried it.

Disaster. The mixture was supposed to be rolled out, but you could have poured it, it was so wet!

So I experimented and found a good consistency was somewhere in the middle, no rolling, just thick enough to spoon onto the prepared baking sheets. The next tricky bit was spotting when to get them out of the oven before they went really brown or started to burn round the edges.

Having managed that we had a result! Great brown (from the molasses) cookies with a deep ginger taste and wonderfully soft centres.

Try them for yourself, visit

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Yours, Tony

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Sunday, January 08, 2006

A scottish gingernut cookie for a winter afternoon

What's better, on a grey, damp winter afternoon, than the aroma that arises from molasses and spices cooking in the oven? Only the delight of a fresh, home cooked, tasty gingernut cookie!

This recipe only needs some hand mixing and simple ingredients, so you can try it right now.

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Sunday, January 01, 2006

Not a cookie this time, but tasty, traditional, Greek New Year Bread

This recipe is for a light, sweet Greek New Year Bread (Vassilopitta) that is traditionally served on New Year's Day. I found it in a recipe book purchased after a wonderful holiday in Greece several years ago when I fell in love with the fish and sweet dishes. This recipe was a little gem at the back of the book that has now become a family tradition. I make it on New Year's Eve and we cut it at midnight straight after the singing of "Auld Lang Syne" (which means "Old long ago").

There is a coin baked into the bread, so cutting the bread and finding he coin is all part of the ritual. A slice is cut for each person in turn to see if they have been lucky enough to get the coin - as well as get a lovely slice of sweet bread.

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Sunday, December 04, 2005

Cookies for Christmas

For Christmas you need something special. Something that tells a story or reflects the season. Well here is a giant recipe for giant Christmas sugar cookie sandwiches. You will need a giant appetite, or a good friend, for one of these.

This recipe makes aromatic cookies, flavored with molasses for a heavy sweetness, cinnamon, that typical winter spice, and almond.
Then they are shaped as Christmas trees, colored and seasonally decorated.
Sure, they are a bit more trouble to make than are most cookies. But you do want to do something special for Christmas, don't you?

Enjoy your baking, throw in that extra bit of love along the way and have a very happy Christmas.

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Link to 'Christmas sugar cookie sandwich' recipe.


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Tony

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Monday, October 31, 2005

Soul cakes and cookies for November

Soul Cakes come from a tradition going back thousands of years. In the Middle Ages these cakes were baked and offered to the spirits of the souls who had gone before, and also given as alms to the poor.

This recipe is for a 'cookie' variation on a traditional Soul Cake and should help to satisfy those 'trick or treaters' who come knocking at your door.

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Link to 'Soul Cake' Cookie recipe.


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Yours
Tony

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Sunday, October 09, 2005

A ginger cookie for Ronnie Barker

Barker's Fork Cookie recipe

Ronnie Barker was, without doubt, one of the UK's funniest TV comedy actors for well over 30 years. With his partner and foil, Ronnie Corbett, he dominated the TV sketch show scene from the mid 70's. Later as Arkwright, the stuttering, domineering shopkeeper in 'Open All Hours' with David Jason and as Norman Stanley Fletcher, the prisoner always trying to get one over on the warders in 'Porridge', he continued his domination of the genre. He died in October 2005 at the grand age of 76.

To mark his passing, here is a typically English biscuit, with a little twist.

Link to Barker's Fork Cookie recipe

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Yours
Tony

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