"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 Melt in Your Mouth Sugar Cookies, by Gayle Cornwell, is from Mama G's Favorites,
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1 C sugar 1 C butter 1/3 C brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 2 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. cream of tartar 2 1/3 C flour
Cream sugars and butter. Add egg and mix well. Sift dry ingredients together and add. Add vanilla and mix well. Roll into small balls and dip into sugar. Place on cookie sheet. Do not crowd. Bake @ 350º for 7-8 minutes (until light brown).
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