The Top 5 Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes Online, Ranked

Jaime E. Love

Growing up, my favorite Sesame Street character was the Cookie Monster. Elmo came off as an obnoxious, hammy infant and Big Bird’s whole vibe just depressed me, but the Cookie Monster had a singular goal and purpose — to eat cookies. That’s something that resonated with me as a small pudgy child and frankly, still resonates with me to this day. So when my editor asked me to review and rank the top five chocolate chip cookie recipes on the internet I gladly jumped at the chance, even knowing full well that not only would I have to make them all.

Eight sticks of butter, six hours, one broken mixer, and pounds of brown sugar and chocolate chips later, I’m still not sick of chocolate chip cookies. That’s how much I love them.

The chocolate chip is, in my opinion, the perfect cookie. It has this comforting brown sugar and

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Hartford Hospital offers patients healthy food to take home for free

Jaime E. Love

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A new program within Hartford Hospital is helping people get healthy, but not with medicine. Instead, it offers patients healthy food to take home.

It looks like a small supermarket, but it is actually part of Hartford Hospital. Last week, doctors started referring certain patients here for healthier food. It’s free, they can take as much as they want, and learn some recipes, too.

“If patients qualify in our office, they get a referral from our nutritionist,” said Dr. Jessica Mullins, Hartford Hospital’s director of gynecology. “They will get some education for the education piece, and they’ll get a referral to here.”

The idea is good nutrition can be just as important as medicine, especially for the pregnant women Dr. Mullins treats.

“These babies, who have moms with food insecurity, are more likely to have obesity, cardiovascular

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