Marbled Cream Cheese Brownies

These brownies are a favourite of my favourite neighbour. It was Clif’s birthday last week and  instead of a cake I baked him brownies. Rather than “marble” the cream cheese throughout the batter, I left it in a layer. More cream cheese per bite.  Print Recipe Marbled Cream Cheese Brownies 6 ounces semisweet chocolate4 tablespoons…

Chicken, Chicken and More Chicken

I seemed to have been on a “chicken” kick this week.    Roast Chicken With mashed potatoes, gravy, Sage Dressingandsimmered green beans with rutabaga. Chicken Wings Served with Homemade Potato Chips and something we haven’t had for awhile that we both love Chicken Liverswith sauteed onions and green peppers.Served with  basmati rice..

Poulet En Croute Lutece

Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Duxelles in Puff Pastry.   This recipe is an old favourite.One I’ve made many times over the years.  I don’t always follow the recipe to a “T”. This version was made with ingredients I had on hand. I didn’t have chicken livers for the Duxelles so I went with just mushrooms…

This Week’s Bread

It has been months since I baked  bread. Summer is over and the days are quite a bit cooler  so time to get back into my weekly bread baking mode. Starting with a double batch of dough. Yesterday’s baking netted four baguettes and three batards. Baked in stages. First out of the oven – three…

Homemade Puff Pastry – Apple Tart

Puff Pastry using Julia Child’s recipe. Filled with a cream cheese filling. No recipe – Just beat together  about 3/4 cup of cream cheese  with enough powdered sugar to sweeten.   Added a pinch of salt,  vanilla extract and one small egg. Topped with thinly sliced Gala Apples. No need to peel. Sprinkled with brown sugar…