Trade Secrets & The Cookie Business: The Story Of 'Salty Oats'

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Teaism is the only restaurant in the Washington region to sell Kayak Cookies' signature "subtly sweet, curiously salty" Salty Oat cookies.

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Trade Secrets & The Cookie Business: The Story Of 'Salty Oats'

One of the best-kept secrets in Washington is a cookie recipe.

One of Washington's best-kept secrets is the recipe of an iconic cookie: the Salty Oats cookie. Terri Horn was already a successful pastry chef before she went into business with her quirky oatmeal treats. Now she's the protector of a recipe that's inspired imitators throughout the region and a parlor game to decipher a culinary secret that's flummoxed professional and amateur chefs alike for years. Horn joins Kojo to chat about baking, launching a small business and protecting your culinary secrets.

Guests

Terri Horn

Owner, Kayak Cookies

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