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Other people’s recipes: Claire Ptak’s Rye Chocolate Brownies

Here in my home office, in front of the bookcase to the left of my desk I used to have a very large pile of cookbooks waiting to be scanned for interesting recipes and ultimately shelved in the kitchen bookcase … Continue reading

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Really ultra-super-hyper-quick-take: Lora Brody’s Chile Cha-Cha Brownies

Last weekend I did “Chile Cha-Cha Brownies” from Lora Brody’s Chocolate American Style (Clarkson Potter, 2004; p. 237), and didn’t even bother to take a single photo. I’m sorry, I was a bit distracted by current events. They were pretty good, … Continue reading

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Recipe quick takes: Pierre Hermé’s Moist and Nutty Brownies

This is the last of the “easy midweek” recipes from my summer baking project. If you read my “Coming Attractions” post, you were perhaps expecting “Banana Crunch Cake” from King Arthur Flour’s Whole Grain Baking, but I decided to bag … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions (redux)

A month ago, I posted “Coming Attractions“, listing the things I was planning on doing for my summer baking project. I thought it was time to post an update. 8/24 Whole Grain Baking: Lemon–Raspberry Cake 8/26 Luchetti: Walnut–Hazelnut Bars 8/31 … Continue reading

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Recipe quick takes: Moosewood’s Black and White Brownies

Hey, it’s once again time for the easy midweek baking project! This time around, it was “Black and White Brownies” from The Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (as by “The Moosewood Collective”, Clarkson Potter, 1997; p. 197). These are a fairly … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

If you’ve been following my blog at all, you’ve probably read about how I made a list of recipes to bake this summer, and asked my coworkers to pick their top three (based only on the recipe name and source). … Continue reading

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Browniefest part 13: Other bakers’ brownies and a summary of the results

Finally, we come to the end of the road for Browniefest 2015. As I write this it was still less than a week ago, although you won’t see it for another few days yet. I’ve already written about all the … Continue reading

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Browniefest part 12: Brownie or Torte? — Emily Luchetti’s “Black Forest Brownies”

Finally, we come to the very last brownie recipe I made for browniefest: Emily Luchetti’s “Black Forest Brownies with Mocha Ganache” from A Passion for Desserts (Chronicle Books, 2003; p. 74). A number of the tasters were unsure whether this really … Continue reading

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Browniefest part 11: Two recipes that I expected better from, by Moosewood and by Fritz Knipschildt

Now we come to two brownie recipes that were real disappointments to me. First up, from Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts (ascribed to “The Moosewood Collective”, copyright owned by Vegetable Kingdom, Inc.; Clarkson Potter, 1997) are “Hazelnut Brownies” (p. 198), … Continue reading

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Browniefest part 10: Judy Rosenberg’s “Peanut Butter Topped Brownies”, a Rosie’s Bakery classic

Until it closed recently, Rosie’s Bakery was a local Cambridge institution, offering unapologetically rich, sweet baked goods. Chef-owner Judy Rosenberg published a number of cookbooks over the years, and this recipe comes from The Rosie’s Bakery All-Butter, Cream-Filled, Sugar-Packed Baking … Continue reading

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