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Jacques Torres NY Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

jtcccLast week my friend, Rachel, called, emailed and texted in search of the recipe I use when making chocolate chip cookies. I simply directed her to this blog, until I she frantically emailed back that she couldn’t find it anywhere.  It was then that I realized I’ve never (dear God, I don’t know how I’ve not) posted the recipe that is the most delicious, complex, perfectly crisp, perfectly gooey chocolate chip cookie recipe ever.  Don’t believe me, give it a try – I promise to change your mind.

Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 cups minus 2 tablespoons (8 1/2 ounces) cake flour
1 2/3 cups (8 1/2 ounces) bread flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
2 1/2 sticks (1 1/4 cups) unsalted butter
1 1/4 cups (10 ounces) light brown sugar
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (8 ounces) granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons natural vanilla extract
1 1/4 pounds bittersweet chocolate discs (or chocolate chips if you’re in a pinch)
Sea salt

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In Print on Wednesdays: What The Rest of the Food World is Talking About…

This is a new category to quickly fill you in on my top 5 favorite articles on food for the week.

So to get started..

#5 – The LA Times Like the X-Games, But for Beer – Seems we missed The Great American Beer Festival in Denver last weeknd. Too bad, as it was the biggest beer tasting in the world!

#4 – The Boston Globe A night in hog heaven with the Bacon Club Love bacon, read this.

#3 – The Washington Post Venison Seeks Its Spot in the U.S. Food Chain – Looking for the haute new red meat? Well, look no further.

#2 – The NY Times Local Carrots with a Side of Red Tape – Interested in why New York City school children are not fed New York State carrots? Read on.

#1 – Chicago Tribune One Sexy Apple – Honeycrisp apples have “become the rockstar of the apple world.” A recent hyrbrid, the honeycrisp is coveted at farmer’s markets each fall for its flavors and juiciness. These are my favorite- they are perfect for baking, cooking, and biting right into!

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