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Archive for 27 November 2010

Sticky Chocolate Brownies

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Mmmmm…. brownies. Is there better way to satisfy a chocolate craving? If so, I’d like to hear it! This recipe comes from a book of chocolate recipes called Chocolate (imaginative, no?) published by Parragon. The book has two brownie recipes: one for “Sticky Chocolate Brownies” and one for “Chocolate Fudge Brownies”. The fudge brownies had icing on top, which I don’t really approve of, so I went for the “sticky” ones.

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Homemade Butter

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I made butter! And it was really easy. One day, I will make butter from cream milked from my own roaming goats. Until then, I must make do with shop-bought cream. Just about every blog I read while researching this started off by defending butter, explaining that actually it’s very good for you, and that those scientific theories on saturated fat aren’t really proven. I’m not even going to try. Let’s face it: it’s not great for you. I’d rather eat it than synthetic margarine-type spreads; it’s natural and it can be organic. However, it also has a lot of saturated fat, which is not good for you. As always though, moderation is the key.

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