"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Cowboy Cookies, by Cathy Calder Jarman, is from Calder Cuisine,
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1 c. shortening 1 c. brown sugar 1 c. sugar 2 eggs, beaten 2 tsp. vanilla 2 T. milk 2 1/4 c. flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 c. oatmeal 2 c. chocolate chips raisins, to taste
Cream shortening and sugars until smooth. Add eggs, vanilla and milk. Add dry ingredients. Fold in chocolate chips and raisins. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.
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