The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

Originally posted on TIME:
This post originally appeared on Ozy.com. You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie recipe that pleased everyone… There is! And, no, it’s not Martha Stewart’s. It’s science. We’ve taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named…

Have A Healthy Breakfast

It’s Sunday Morning and let’s start the day right by having a healthy yet savory meal. French Toast!

Pechay or “Bok choy”

“Pak Choy” or “Bok choy” is the Cantonese name under which most U.S. groceries sell the nutritious green vegetable known in the Philippines as “pechay.” Pechay is a relatively bland vegetable related to cabbage. Its whitish chopped ribs and green shredded leaves are often used to add nutrients, crunch and color to stir-fried dishes. Nutritional Facts:…

Chocolate Raisin Bars

Since I’m not yet that confident in mixing my own cake batter, I’ve tried using Maya’s Brownie Fudge Mix to boost my confidence in baking. Luckily, it was a good product to start with. I added a few ingredient which I think made it more healthier (because of the raisins and dark chocolate) and will…

Teacher’s Day Tokens

I’ve made this treats by request of my daughter Tanya for her Teachers. All weekend she was busy writing letters for her Teacher and asking what to give them as tokens of how she appreciate everything they’re doing for her. So today, (though it’s a day late) I decided to make them a special treat….

Buttered Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is my first ever attempt to make a cookie. My family loved it. They say it tasted like butter cookies with chocolate chips so, I’m naming it Buttered Chocolate chip Cookies 🙂 Recipe: 1 cup flour 2-3 Tbsp of sugar 0.4 oz of  butter (if you’re going to use unsalted butter add in a…

Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a sweet dish consisting of two or more layers. The main, or thickest layer, consists of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese, eggs, and sugar; the bottom layer is often a crust or base made from crushed cookies, graham crackers, pastry, or sponge cake.[1] It may be baked or unbaked. Cheesecake is usually sweetened with sugar and may be flavored or topped with fruit, whipped cream, nuts,…

Baked Adobo

Never knew I can Bake my favorite dish 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 kilo pork liempo 1/2 a cup soy sauce 1/2 a cup apple cider vinegar ( or sugarcane) 4 cloves of garlic (minced) 1 cup of water 1 laurel leaf salt,pepper and sugar to taste Procedure: Wash your pork. Put all ingredients inside a baking…

Cassava cake and Cassava cups

Sometimes, rain brings something good. Like this big Cassava root crop from my generous neighbor. The tree was literally pulled out by the joint effort of the wind and the deluge rain. So our neighbor had no choice but to harvest them. I was surprise how a single tree can produce such large and many…

Curried Chicken Zucchini Boats

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Going to California and frequenting all the farmer’s markets boasting a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables always reminds me how wide a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables we don’t have on the East Coast. Don’t get me wrong, we have plenty, but for whatever reason I…

A Tsp or 2 a day Keeps the Doctor away

In the morning, it’s one of my habits to open the TV while I’m cleaning the house and doing other household chores. One of my favorite shows to watch is “The Chew”. Which stars 5 talented chefs. They do some quick meals that are very helpful for mothers like me. But one ingredient that I…