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Fudgy Brownies with a Crunchy Shell

So I was experimenting with another recipe from  The America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Book .  It ended up tasty enough that I was asked for the recipe. These brownies ended up fudgy in the middle with a kind of crunchy shell on top. I ended up with this: Stacey's Fudgy Brownie with Crunchy Shell Ingredients 4 oz semi-sweet 62% Scharffen Berger chocolate 2 oz unsweetened 99% Scharffen Berger chocolate 8 tbs (1 stick) unsalted organic butter 1/3c unsweetened cocoa powder, organic (Dagoba) 1 1/2c granulated sugar, organic 3 eggs, organic 2 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 tsp salt 1c flour, organic 3/4c milk chocolate chips (Guittard) 9x9" baking pan Adjust oven rack to higher middle position and preheat to 350F.  Line a 9x9" baking pan with foil and grease it - leave enough foil on the edges so that you can use it to lift the brownies out later.  I used olive oil, but you can use butter or any other type of oil you like. Put the chocolate (not the chips), b

Cheesy Green Onion Dinner Rolls

I had some extra green onion, so I'm not really sure how many stalks it was.  Sorry about that.  In any case, I also had some mozzarella cheese and a hankering for dinner rolls.  I started with the Fluffy Dinner Rolls recipe from The America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Book , but then I altered it some. Stacey's Cheesy Green Onion Dinner Roll Ingredients 1 1/2 cups whole milk, organic 1/4 cup honey, organic 6 tbs unsalted butter, organic 1 tbs olive oil, organic 1 large egg, organic 4 cups (plus another 1/2 cup for later) bread flour, organic 1/3 cup whole wheat flour, organic 1/4 cup pumpernickel rye flour, organic 2 1/4 tsp yeast 2 tsp sea salt 8 oz mozzarella cheese, grated 1/3-1/2 cup green onions, chopped 1 more egg for egg wash Standing mixer 13x9" baking dish lined with foil, foil greased with olive oil Microwave the milk, honey, butter, and oil together in a large glass measuring bowl at 30 second intervals until all the butter is melted a