Julia's pasturised egg white recipie works for me. Admittedly, I havent used another RI recipe since hers is just right, you know, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". Happy that everything worked out!
PS. Thanks for sending your cookies overseas. They'll be greatfully received and your art work on the cookies will make a big impression. You spent a lot of time to brighten their day and that will touch their hearts.