Tag Archives: oats

Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Growing up, my mom almost always put oats in the chocolate chip cookies she made.

I mean, I don’t discriminate.  I love all chocolate chip cookies.  But the nostalgia of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies gets me every time.

Not only do I love them because that’s the way my momma made them, but because the oats create a new texture from the traditional ho-hum plain chocolate chip cookies.  With the oats, the edges get a toasty crunch, and the middle remains chewy, dotted with crunches of cooled chocolate chips. Read More »

Mixed Berry Crumble

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It’s nearing the end of summer, and for us in the Pacific Northwest with gray skies soon looming, all the more a perfect time to enjoy what’s left of summer’s bounty.

What’s a better celebration of summer than berries?

I’m sure by now you’ve been inundated with berry cobbler and crumble recipes.  I know I have.  But this one is special in that it is so simple and so quick that there is no reason not to make it. Read More »