One of the biggest buzz words in nutrition, antioxidants are naturally occurring chemical compounds that prevent aging and chronic diseases. Nowadays, a variety of fruits and vegetables are lauded for their antioxidant properties, leading to a host of products with all kinds of claims.
Of all of the desserts you can bake, cookies can be the easiest and the most fun. They’re often one of the first desserts we’re taught to make as children, and they’re always the first to disappear at a potluck or bake sale!
The internet is full of fabulous facts about everything from current events to the history of basket weaving and cookie fun facts. As we research for our daily content on food trucks, food carts and street food, we stumble upon some items of knowledge that we just did not know.
The history of the cookie is long, complicated, and involves many variations and debates (is a Fig Newton a cookie?). But who needs complicated? Let’s just all agree that a Fig Newton is not a cookie (just like cereal is not soup and a hot dog on a bun is not a sandwich) and review the CliffsNotes version of the cookie.