A couple of weeks back I started to think about all of the food I couldn't wait to eat when in Italy - the list went something like this: pasta, gelato, pizza, gelato (repeat). We plan on doing a ton of walking to balance it all out, but one thing I had been nervous about was breakfast. I'm a big believer in a hearty meal to start off the day (I usually make a tortilla with eggs, cheese, and chives most mornings) and I had heard things were a lot less formal in Italy. To better prepare myself, I decided to make chocolate-dipped almond biscotti that I quickly discovered was an even better way to start the day (especially when dunked into coffee).
Chocolately Chocolate Chip Cookies
As far as baked goods are concerned, it doesn't get much better than homemade chocolate chip cookies. At least that's what I thought until I made these. The cookie itself has a great, cake-like texture, but its rich, chocolately flavor is more reminiscent of a brownie. I used ...read more