The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

Tricks for baking your own perfect chocolate chip cookies ๐Ÿ™‚

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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 everyoneโ€ฆ

There is! And, no, itโ€™s not Martha Stewartโ€™s. Itโ€™s science.

Weโ€™ve taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a class at UCLA called Science and Food, and chef and cookbook author Tessa Arias, who writes about cookie science on her site, Handle the Heat.

Thereโ€™s also an illuminating Ted Talk animation on cookie science. And if you really want to go nuts (or no nuts, your call), Serious Eats offers 21 painstakingly tested steps for the Perfect Cookie, including kneading times and chocolate prep techniques.

โ€œEven though I can describe what I like,โ€ says Nyberg, โ€œI didnโ€™t know the role of each ingredient in the texture and shape of cookies.โ€ Soโ€ฆ

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Baked Adobo

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Never knew I can Bake my favorite dish ๐Ÿ™‚

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

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Procedure:

Wash your pork. Put all ingredients inside a baking dish. Set oven to 250 and cook for 1 hour or until meat is tender. Easy! right?

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My kids loved it! They finished the whole batch including the rice ๐Ÿ™‚

Try it yourself. A little tip, I added salt just because I added water and a pinch of sugar can make a lot of difference.