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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The Wrong Cookies

  There was a bag of chocolate chips in the cupboard that had gotten too hot and turned into a solid lump. I have quite a few recipies that call for melting a bag of chips, so I thought I'd make one today to use those up. I knew which book had our favorites in it, but I chose the wrong recipe. So sad. But not a crisis. There is nothing shabby about these. Om and I have eaten a fair pile of them already.
chocolate cookies

I made a note in the book sending me to the page for the favorite ones the next time I forget what I'm doing.

In other news: I spent most of the day working on hike pictures. I have the database set up and about 380 of the pictures sorted by date and time (it gets tricky when people who were with me also sent me pictures because most of the methods of sending them around the internet strips out the EXIF information, so I have to try to figure out the date-time info. 380 sounds great. For some hikes, that would be almost all the pictures, particularly back when I was using film. I did a quick-and-dirty estimate for this hike, and I think there are about 10,000 pictures.

I managed to work a little bit on some of the other projects, but I'm really hot on the picture database quest right now.

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Ann said...

They look good. Glad it was a tasty mistake. Good idea with the note in the book

The Oceanside Animals said...

Lulu: "Mmm, cookies! Our Dada just got a box of cookies from his mom back East. Unfortunately he has not shared them with us yet ..."

Lin said...

Ugh. Nothing worse than putting effort into something that turns out poorly.

This story reminds me of a time I made a cookie recipe wrong. I brought them into work, where...you know...people will eat ANYTHING just to avoid working. Sure enough, they stood there, swallowing those awful cookies whole, saying "Gosh, these are HORRIBLE!" But...they ate them ALL.

Sharkbytes said...

Ann- they aren't bad at all.

Lulu- mailed cookies must be savored by the humans. The price of postage is outrageous.

Lin- ha! Well, they didn't turn out poorly, they just weren't the cookies I wanted.