The cookie. Small, delectable, perfect. Not out-of-a-package cookies with unpronounceable ingredients. Warm, homemade cookies. Butter. Brown sugar. Chocolate. I’ve rounded up some of my all-time faves, the ones that you find on my kitchen table most often. Bliss.
Adapted from Tate’s recipe, the best, simplest chocolate chip cookie, we bake ours a few minutes less, keeping them chewy in the middle.
The summer before last, a mutual friend brought the lovely Katie Lee Joel and her husband William over for dinner. Much to my delight, she brought a fresh batch of these cookies with her. I adore the contrast of the dark chocolate and the cherries—heaven.
Gwyneth’s neighbor in London, Evi, shares a very old and secret Viennese cookie recipe. We dare you not to eat them all in one day.
Part shop, part editorial site, Violet Grey is pretty intent on putting the glamour back in beauty (as they like to say, they’re based in Hollywood—not L.A.). To that end, their bricks-and-mortar location on Melrose Place is one of the prettiest beauty apothecaries we’ve ever seen—and then they up...