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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES WITH CARAMEL CANDY

Hi everyone; hope you all doing fine!Today I had the urge to make chocolate chip cookies, my favorite cookie.  I added some caramel candy that I had in my fridge after Christmas that I chopped up and added walnuts   This cookie is dangerously delicious, just saying! I´m not going to tell …

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Fudging History: Is It Ever OK?

As a reader of fiction, I appreciate historical accuracy. A novel with a historical setting, whether that be Tsarist Russia or Feudal Japan or the South America of the Aztecs, can spring to life for the reader when the author has a genuine passion for the period and culture. To …

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How to make Raclette without a Grill

Have you got an overwhelming craving for raclette but not the electric tabletop grill to to make it happen?! Never, fear, raclette is still within easy reach with a few simple cooking techniques that mean you don’t need any specialist equipment. Here’s how to prepare raclette without the raclette machine, where …

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The Different Types of Editing Explained

My last article, on the pitfalls of self-editing, provoked some discussion about the different types of editing. There’s certainly a lot of confusion around, and it’s not surprising. There’s line editing, copy-editing, developmental editing, structural editing, substantive editing, and then proofreading. Editors can hardly agree on exactly what’s involved in …

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