Another log cookie. This one more complicated than the rest.
Yin-yang inspired? I wasn’t hopeful of the results.
Here we go.
Got it. Still the easy part.
Still doing okay.
Here comes the hard part.
Xander didn’t think I was bad at it.
Step 8: Chill until slightly firm, 30 minutes.
I do not have a wooden spoon with a round handle.
Wait! I found my spatula with an…oval handle. It was the best shot I had.
And it sucked. The ends of the log cracked and it looked nothing like an apostrophe.
You might also read this step as “give up and just squish them together.”
OMG you guys, OMG. They actually almost look right. HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?
I’m still in shock, but I’ll take it.
I got: 35
Start time: 10:00
End time: 12:00 (2 hours)
Martha’s estimated time: 1 hour, 50 mins
What did I learn?
- Having the right tools might make for a better experience.
- Freezing the log makes it easier to slice.
- These still impressed people.
What do I need to learn?
- How did they end up looking almost correct?
- How do I please my toughest critics?
Grab a cup o’ joe and a stack of these and have yourself a good day.