Brownies

By / November 18, 2010 / Recipes

Brownies Recipe

 

 

FOR THE BROWNIES

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or chocolate chips (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Melt butter and cocoa in microwave or on stove, stirring. In a medium bowl, beat eggs until frothy.
  3. Add dry ingredients. Don’t stir yet.
  4. Pour cocoa mixture over top and stir all together.
  5. Scrape into greased 8" x 8" pan.
  6. Place on the middle rack of your preheated oven & cook for 30 minutes.
  7. The brownies are done when the edges show signs of pulling away from the sides of the pan.

FOR THE FROSTING

  • 1 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 5 teaspoons hot coffee or water
  1. Mix all ingredients together and frost while the brownies are still warm in the pan.
  2. Let the frosted brownies cool before cutting. Enjoy!

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Chili

By / October 18, 2010 / Recipes

Chili

Enjoy this family favourite recipe that I have been sharing for years!

  • 1 can (796 mls) diced tomatoes
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 medium onions, chopped finely
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 ½ tbsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 can (540 mls) dark red kidney beans, un-drained
  • 1 can (540 mls) dark red kidney beans, drained

 

  1. In large pot, over medium heat, sauté ground beef, stirring, until red color disappears.
  2. Pour off any fat.
  3. Add chopped onion & chili powder; continue cooking & stirring for about 5 minutes, or until onion is tender.
  4. Add balance of ingredients including the un-drained and drained can of beans to the pot.
  5. Reduce heat to low, simmer slowly, cover and stir occasionally, until thickened and flavours are blended.
  6. Serve with garlic toast or nacho chips.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Note: This dish is even better when made in a Crock Pot. Follow directions 1 & 2 as outlined above and then place all ingredients including the meat/onions into the Crock Pot. Cook for 8 hours on low heat.

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