Dec 2, 2019
December 4th is not an official holiday. However, cookie lovers know that it’s National Cookie Day. The cookie has come a long way since Dutch bakers discovered them when they used small amounts of batter to test oven temperatures. However, making a cookie isn’t easy. In fact, there’s a lot of science involved. K-State Research and Extension food scientist Karen Blakeslee and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter offer timely tips for preparing, baking and storing cookies.
Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.