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Joined: September 21st, 2012


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September 15th, 2019

My classic best chocolate chip cookies from Dorie's Cookies

I made these as written using 70% dark chocolate and walnuts. They are very good, very rich cookies. Took only about 9 minutes in my convection oven. 4.5 stars. Recipe can be found on Food 52 website.... read more >


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A Bird in the Hand: Chicken Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood

By Diana Henry
Mitchell Beazley - 2015

A very easy recipe that makes a tasty chicken dish that was done in just over 30 minutes. I didn't have any tarragon so I used some dill from my garden. Leftovers heated up well the next day too. Will definitely repeat.

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Really liked this dish. I used chicken thighs and made a smaller amount but otherwise followed the recipe. It took about 1.5 hrs from start to finish. I think this could be streamlined somewhat; for example, chicken goes in and cooks 15 minutes before the shallots then later the chicken comes out and onions cooked further...I will change that next time I try it, hopefully making it quicker with no loss of flavour. Love the addition of pears at the end.

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