Ask Dr. Universe: How do you bake the best cookies?
PULLMAN, Wash. – You’ve got to know your dough. Whether you want chewy cookies or crispy dunkers, it’s all about chemistry. Especially when it comes to the flour.
At the wheat lab on the Washington State University Pullman campus where my friend Doug Engle works, scientists test out different kind of flours to find out which kind works best. They’ve got baking down to a science.
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