Monday, March 31, 2014

Milk and Cookie Shots (Homemade version of Dominique Ansel’s)

Ever since Dominique Ansel (creator of the Cronut) debuted his Milk and Cookie Shots, I’ve been following all the coverage of the latest invention.

Apparently inspired after eating his first Oreo, the Milk & Cookie Shot features a chocolate chip cookie shaped like a shot glass, which is filled with vanilla flavored milk. As a result, you can sip the milk and eat the cookie at the same time.

Since I won’t be visiting New York any time soon, I thought I would attempt to make my own homemade version. Obviously I don’t expect these to be anywhere near the caliber of Chef Ansel’s, but it was still fun to try.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Donut Man

The famed strawberry doughnuts from The Donut Man have been on my to-do list for many years.

The small shop in Glendora, with an address on Route 66, has been around for forty years and is open 24 hours a day. People come from all over to try the famous strawberry donuts as well other donut creations. There is usually a line, but it moves pretty fast.

This weekend, I finally got to try it out.

Since we had come all this way, we had to try a few donuts.

Strawberry Donut

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Single Serving Cookies and Cream Cookie

I had so much fun making and eat my single serving birthday cake cookie that I immediately wanted to try making another one.

This time, I made a giant cookies and cream cookie. It took me a few tries, but I finally achieved the texture and flavor I was craving. The cookie is crisp and chewy, and chock full of chocolate cookie crumbles and cream.