11 In Misc


You can tell by all of the recipes I’ve been posting lately that Carol has been in the kitchen!  Tuesday she baked these chocolate-ginger brownies.  They were really great, and unusual too. I really love the addition of fresh ginger.   Here is the recipe from Martha Stewart’s Cookies.


1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for baking dish

3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

1 cup sugar

2/3 cup all purpose flour

1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger

1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon coarse salt

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Butter and 8 inch square baking dish. Line bottom with parchment, allowing 2 inches to hang over two sides.  Butter lining, but not overhang.

Melt butter and chocolate together in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring until smooth.  Remove from heat, and stir in remaining ingredients.

Pour batter into prepared dish.  Spread evenly with a rubber spatula.  Bake until a cake taster inserted into center comes out with moist crumbs, 30 to 35 minutes.  Let cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes.  Lift out, and cool completely on rack.  Cut into squares. Brownies can be stored in an airtight container for up to 4 days.


  • Alejandra Martins
    December 31, 2010 at 4:38 pm

    Love your food posts!!!
    I love cooking and posting as well, and find your home recipes super inspiring.
    Happy New Year!!!

  • Style Odyssey
    January 1, 2011 at 12:06 am

    i can’t tell you how much i enjoy your food posts- well, all of your posts are wonderful, but the food ones….oh yeah!
    carol is AMAZING. i don’t use that word lightly.

  • Phyllisa
    January 1, 2011 at 3:06 am

    I cannot wait to try these out – chocolate and ginger is one of my most favorite combos!
    Happy new year!

    January 1, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    you’re killing me with you recepies 😀 Tried the biscotti you had a post on eralier…dangerously delicious 🙂

  • Jill
    January 1, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    Happy New Year!

  • audrey marie
    January 2, 2011 at 6:37 am

    carol needs to start a food blog – these look awesome!

  • brittin
    January 2, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    YUM… those look amazing. Tonight I’m trying a recipe from Jessica Seinfeld’s new cookbook. Tomato soup with meatballs and homemade grilled cheese. Hopefully the kids will love it! Carol must be an amazing cook!!


  • Meg
    January 3, 2011 at 12:42 am

    mmm these sound delicious, thank you for sharing!
    Happy new year!

  • Erica
    January 6, 2011 at 6:29 am

    man my mouth is watering right now!!!


  • {this is glamorous}
    January 14, 2011 at 2:58 am

    sound postively delicious!

  • Suzany K
    January 14, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    Hi Judy, I was wondering if you could post a recipe for pancakes. I’m sure Carol must have a great one!
    I love you blog bhy the way.