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December 31, 2009 12:24 PM Subscribe
How do I start making my own recipes?
posted by allymusiqua to food & drink (13 answers total) 31 users marked this as a favorite
I've been baking for a while now--mostly cookies, muffins, cakes etc. and I love trying really unique, CRAZY recipes (like fig curry cookies). I've played around with different ingredients and substituting nuts or dried fruit, but I really want to start developing recipes completely on my own.
I've tried eye-balling cookie recipes and it's usually a crap shoot--sometimes they're great, sometimes they taste like crepes that have been sitting in the sun for three weeks.
I'm assuming this is going to take some sort of chemistry-esque cookbooks, but does anyone have ideas on where to start experimenting?