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Super Simple Brownies

by on September 23, 2009 · 13 comments

super simple brownies

I’m heading to San Francisco this Friday for a big food blogger conference. Months ago, I was excited. Now I’m sort of nervous, but still looking forward to it. At least when you get a bunch of food bloggers together, there’s something to talk about. So this week I’m baking things that are easy to […]


Published on September 23, 2009
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Art Park Brownies

by on September 14, 2009 · 16 comments

Art Park Brownies

The recipe is from Tender at the Bone, which is my favorite of all Ruth Reichl’s books. I’m not sure why I didn’t make the recipe back when I read the book, but it might have been due to the fact I did not own a stand mixer. The brownies can be made without one, […]


Published on September 14, 2009
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Chocolate Banana Oreo Brownies

by on September 8, 2009 · 12 comments

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This is just another variation on Gloria’s banana brownies, but I thought I’d post a picture because the Oreos worked out really well. Plus, I think these would be perfect for Halloween if made with the Halloween colored (orange filled) Oreos. Recipe Here — just add in about a half cup of broken Oreos. I […]


Published on September 8, 2009
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Deep Dish Brownies

by on June 8, 2009 · 24 comments

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Last night’s conversation about the Chex contest led to another discussion about favorite recipes – specifically, ones you consider your own. My friend told me she had this amazing brownie recipe. She’d been making it for years and it even won a brownie baking challenge at work. I had to have this recipe (of course) […]


Published on June 8, 2009
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Outstanding Bake Sale Brownies

by on May 14, 2009 · 4 comments


I was looking for a brownie to add to the “Top 5 Bake Sale Best Sellers” category and remembered this one. It’s perfect for bake sales because 1. Big, plain, chocolate brownies go fast and 2. These brownies are sturdy and easy to wrap, but when you bite into one you get the perfect combination […]


Published on May 14, 2009
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Brownies from Baked

by on November 2, 2008 · 20 comments


According to the authors of my newest cookbook, Baked: New Frontiers in Baking, this is Oprah’s favorite brownie. Naturally, I had to give it a try. Nothing on the ingredient list seemed out of the ordinary, but “Baked” is meticulous in their technique, so rather than adapt the recipe or make changes, I’m linking to […]


Published on November 2, 2008
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Outrageous Oreo Brownies

by on September 10, 2008 · 26 comments

Oreo Brownies

This recipe used to be my go-to brownie recipe. It’s a scaled-down and fiddled-with recipe from Barefoot Contessa, who based her recipe on one from an old restaurant called the Soho Charcuterie. In this version, broken Oreo cookies stand in for the walnuts and instant espresso powder replaces the instant coffee crystals. What’s great about […]


Published on September 10, 2008
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One Pan Brownies

Update: I’m adding this recipe to the all-time favorites list because it is so easy and good. Lately, I’ve been making these with a mix of Trader Joe’s dark chocolate and Ghirardelli unsweetened. Be sure not to over-bake them. If the new Cookie Madness banner has you craving brownies, here’s a good recipe. …


Published on July 27, 2008