Tag Archives: Ghirardelli

Dirty Slutty Brownies

10 Dec

Dirty Slutty Brownies | Adventures of a Hungry Redhead
Remember that slutty brownie recipe? Remember how I said the variations were endless on how to pair the cookie dough, cookie and brownies flavors? Well… I went there. I went to a dark and dirty place and I took that innocent maiden Little Debbie with me (although maybe she’s gone all Lindsay Lohan now that Hostess caved). If you are a chocolate fiend, if the words “too rich” are not part of your vocabulary, if you take your brownies darker than your coffee, then these are for you. I dub them: Dirty Slutty Brownies.

Warning: these are probably illegal in 20 states. And if not, they are most definitely the scourge of the American Diabetes Association, Weight Watchers, the National Dental Association and your ass. Continue reading

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Peppermint Cappuccino and Cream Cookies

5 Dec

Peppermint Cappuccino and Cream Cookies | Adventures of a Hungry Redhead
Let’s go behind the scenes at Adventures of a Hungry Redhead.  I am a Type A personality (or an ISFJ if you know the MBTI indicators), so I like to plan and organize. My blog posts for the month are already set. They’re not all written out, but the topics are mapped out.

Monday was supposed to be about Cappuccino and Cream Cookies from my new cookbook The Daily Cookie – the one I recommended in my holiday gift guide – but those did not go according to plan. They were strangely flat and stick to your teeth chewy. The flavor was good, but the texture was not. Little did I know The Daily Cookie comes with tech support. I emailed Anna (The Cookie Madness goddess) and reported the issue. In less than 24 hours, I had a troubleshooting guide in my inbox as Anna attempted to recreate and solve the problem all the way in Austin.

We narrowed it down to two likely suspects: baking powder and parchment paper. Continue reading

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