Raspberry brown butter deep dish chocolate chip cookie (for 1)

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Wow, it’s been awhile! I didn’t mean to be gone so long, but between working such long hours that I neither had the time, nor the energy, to cook anything whatsoever, training for a new job, five (5!) weeks of vacation that included a trip to Montreal and one whole month lounging in America and slowly settling back into a new routine of commuting and working full-time, cooking and blogging about it has been complicated. Luckily for you I’ve got a lovely single-serving cookie recipe for you to make up for my absence! Continue reading

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Oatmeal, brown butter chocolate chip cookies

I have a soft spot in my heart for chocolate chip cookies. I think most Americans do. They remind me of my childhood, of eating the dough even though my Mom told me the raw eggs weren’t good for my stomach, painstaking minutes of anticipation as I waited for them to come out of the oven and burnt tongues as I devoured them a little too soon. I used to have trouble making cookies. I just couldn’t get the texture right. They were always slightly cakey, and I prefer a chewy, succulent, moist, brownie-like cookie. I had a cookie epiphany when I discovered brown butter. I first used it in this recipe, one of my all-time favorites combining nutty butter, salt and chocolate. There’s nothing better. Continue reading