brownies + a giveaway!

So, I know I’m supposed to be focusing more on macarons this year, but I had a dilemma.

You see, Icemageddon has happened here in Atlanta.  Being stuck inside and being very cold can only call for rich, chocolatey, warm brownies!

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my new found addiction—macarons

I have absolutely no idea when or why I suddenly had this thing for macarons.  But ever since then, they are all I can think about.

With this new obsession,  I tried and tried and kept on trying to make them.  And for some reason, I can’t make them well… consistently.

So my New Year’s Resolution 2011: master the macaron!

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thanksgiving, part pecan pie tart

I loooove pecan pie! Love.  So I thought, hey! Why not tackle it for Thanksgiving dinner.  It is tremendously easy, but I have to admit it… I cheated.  No pie dough from scratch here!

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i heart chocolate chip cookies

I know, I know… I haven’t posted in forever.  But to make it up to you, I made cookies… for myself.


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s’mores cupcakes

… Say whaaaat??!!  Listen to me for a moment…

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dessert on a cloud

Cookies: Check.

Mascarpone: Check.

Coffee: Check.

Cocoa: Check.

Whip Cream: Check.

Port Wine and Brandy: Check.

How can you not fall in love?

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brownie pillow cookie winner!!


The website picked Comment #1: Katie O. from You are What You Eat or Reheat!

So Katie, you are the winner of a dozen pillow cookies!

And just because I’m awesome, I picked 2 more winners that will get a half dozen, each…

Congratulations, Jessica and Steve!

I will be getting in touch with each of you by end of today.  As I will not be braving this yucky Atlanta weather, they will be baked and sent (or dropped off)  tomorrow.