an update with some new thoughts
Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies. Whether it is the original creation of Ruth Wakefield at her Toll House Inn in Whitman, Mass or the infinite numbers of attempts by commercial bakeries and home cooks to make variations on the primal concept, these cookies are all wonderful in their own way. However, the debate continues as to what might be the “ultimate” chocolate chip cookie.
This is not the first time I have visited this subject. I posted the Grand Prize winner of the Orchards’ 1987 cookie contest (best of 2600 recipes) in my September 2013 blog, a great double chocolate chip cookie with nuts. Exactly one year ago, I discussed the original “Toll House” cookie and America’s Test Kitchen reworking of the recipe. In my quest for something even better, I have looked at many cookbooks and many recipes on the internet. I’ve tasted a bunch of cookies from…
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