When you call Dorie Greenspan to say you’re coming over, this is what she bakes. “It takes longer to preheat the oven than to put these cookies together,” she wrote to me. “I love them for a million reasons, but chiefly because they're a simple pleasure that can be shared on the spur of the moment.” She includes a perfectly round variation in her book using muffin tins (and plenty of baker's spray to help them break free), but we preferred the ease and charm of the freeform version. Adapted slightly from Dorie's Cookies (Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016).
You know you've always heard necessity is the mother of invention. Well, I guess the same theory holds true in the kitchen. This week, we were pretty much tapped out after paying the bills, so we planned a "no grocery shopping" week. I figured no problem, because we caught a great sale on meat the From Apples To Zucchini