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Today Is That Day

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Hersheys. Ghiradelli. Godiva. Lindt. German chocolate. Belgian chocolate. Swiss Chocolate. Haut-Designer Chocolate to generic store-brand chocolate chips. Chocolate fondue to chocolate syrup. Chocolate chip cookies to chocolate cake.

I'm sorry, but some days I really do believe chocolate - of any brand/lightness/darkness/texture......is the answer.

Who cares what the question is?



Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever (proclaimed by me)
2 sticks of butter at room temperature (vitally important!)
3/4 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup brown sugar3 teaspoons vanilla extract (I'm big on flavor)
2 eggs1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour2 cups chocolate chips (plus a couple extra handfuls for good luck!)
Simple enough, the run of the mill blend the butter with the sugar, once creamy add the rest of the wet ingredients, slowly add the dry ingredients until all incorporated - then dump in ALL OF THAT CHOCOLATE. Extra handfuls necessary. And why not throw in some white choco…