Beat the sugar with
the butter and the coffee for a minute; add the egg and beat one minute
more. Stir in the flour and the chocolate morsels. Make little heaps
on a greased baking tray and bake the cookies 8-109 minutes at 190 degrees
The story goes, that
a customer of Neiman Marcus (a very expensive shop in New York) bought
the recipe for this cookie in the restaurant of this shop, thinking
he paid $2.50. He was shocked when he found out that he was charged
for $250 afterwards and decided therefore, that for such a price he
might as well share the recipe with the whole world. True or not, this
page tries to contribute to that target.
It is Black Poetry Day
in the USA.
The black poet Jupiter Hammon was born on 17
October 1711. He started
off as a slave and found that black people had earned their place in heaven being slaves.
Click on culinary calendar for more
links between cooking and worldwide history.