One unassuming weekday morning, I logged into my regular email. Waiting in my inbox was a message from a friend containing a link with this caption: “I mean…come on!”. The link was to a post from Ambitious Kitchen, featuring a cookie recipe with a name so outrageous that I nearly fell out of my chair: Nutella-Stuffed Brown Butter and Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies. Chocolate chip cookies made with brown butter, then stuffed with Nutella, then baked, then finished with a flourish of course sea salt. Oh no she didn’t! As luck would have it, I had nearly every ingredient in the recipe on hand, so there was nothing left to do but buy some chocolate chip morsels and recreate this decadent dessert. This one looked just too good not to try.Continue Reading »
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Stuffed Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Tamarin Cookies, Tamarin Apple Bread
We often receive emails about new products to try, and most of the time, we are game for the challenge. Recently, a representative of Tamarin shot an email our way offering a jar of the new product. This was a new product to hit the States after making its European debut in 2008. The thick spread is based on the popular Speculoos–a traditional Belgian wafer cookie flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger made especially for St. Nicolas Day in December. The same flavor notes appear in the spread, especially the scent and taste of spices. Due to the popularity of the cookie, it’s easy to find them year round. Having never tasted one of these cookies, it is difficult to fully understand how good they may be, so perhaps that’s where Tamarin comes in. It was time to give it a test in the kitchen.
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