Ethically delicious

Jess and I don’t like to post recipes here unless we’ve made some significant changes to it, or the recipe is already readily available on the internet. We have already long professed our love for Tish Boyle’s book, The Good Cookie, but we feel that since her recipes from the book are not published on the internet, we don’t feel like it’s fair to put it out there– it’s not ours.

That being said, we totally encourage you to go out and buy her book. It’s seriously one of the best cookie recipe books we’ve ever encountered. We can’t say we’ve ever disliked any of the recipes in her book, and our copy has begun to detach from the spine because it’s so well-loved.


One of our favorites are the banana oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. I have deceived myself into believing that they are a somewhat healthy breakfast (I ate 4 of them this morning!), since they contain bananas, oats, and pecans (and butter and brown sugar and chocolate), but I digress.


See? Healthy!

These little pieces of heaven are so delicious, and because of the banana, they stay moist and lovely for days. They keep really well.


A friend has informed me that the dough is great raw. I’ll take her word for it; I’m not a raw dough eater.


I like them warm, straight off the cookie sheet.


Or the next morning, with a cup of coffee. Or the following evening, before dinner. Or as a dessert. Or, clearly, all of the above.

Things we like: The Good Cookie

Happy Friday!

We have been planning to launch a “things we like” page for at least a couple of months. And yet I keep putting it off. Why? Well, because I assume recipes are more interesting than cooking and baking tools that we like to use. But perhaps not! Maybe you really want to know what is in our kitchen. I don’t know your life.

So, this is our first installment in what we hope will be interesting and maybe useful for you. Our purpose here is to highlight tools, ingredients, techniques, and sources that have inspired us or made baking (some cooking) less frustrating.

For our first post, we had to begin at the beginning. The source and inspiration behind our long journey into baking: The Good Cookie (by Tish Boyle).

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