XXtra chewy chocolate chip cookies

What a good way to welcome the new year with extra chewy chocolate chip cookies ! Hope you all have a Happy New year!!
Ingredients: 2 cup butter, softened - 1 cup white sugar - 1 cup packed brown sugar - 2 eggs - 2 teaspoons vanilla extract - 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour - 1 teaspoon baking soda - 2 teaspoons hot water - 1/2 teaspoon salt - 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips - 1 cup milk chocolate chips
Prep: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips. Drop large spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned


Rustic style apple pie

 Ingredients: choose a recipe for homemade pie crust (doubled for top and bottom crust) - 1/2 cup unsalted butter - 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour - 1/4 cup water - 1/2 cup white sugar - 1/2 cup packed brown sugar - 7 red delicious apples - peeled, cored and sliced
Prep: Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add water, white sugar and brown sugar, and bring to a boil. Reduce temperature and let simmer. Place bottom crust in your pan. Fill with apples, mounded slightly. Cover with a lattice work crust. Gently pour the sugar and butter liquid over the crust. Pour slowly so that it does not run off. Bake on 350 degrees F for 45 minutes, until apples are soft and crust golden brown


Vintage-modern sass

 I have loved and adored jewelry since I can remember. Always gravitating towards antique, modern, and vintage jewelry. I especially love pieces that have meaning to them and those I can research or have some sort of story to tell. Collection: Huge amethyst sterling ring, bone sterling necklace, lapis sterling beaded necklace, tiger eye sterling ring, modernist sterling ring


Off duty

Sometimes it's just right to kick back and place your feet in the sand; if only for one day