Easy Double Chocolate Chip Brownies

These brownies are for Bob’s friend Shaun at work.  He braved the Black Friday early morning crowds at Walmart while Bob and I slept in and bought us a blu ray player.  Thanks Shaun!  (The recipe comes from “The Cookie Bible”.) 2 cups (12 oz package) semisweet chocolate chips, divided 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, … Continue reading

Tomato Beef Stew

What could be better on a cold and snowy day than a bowl of hearty beef stew and homemade rolls? 1 – 2 pounds chuck beef or round steak, cubed (I used a 1 1/2 pound package of stew meat) 6 – 7 medium red potatoes, peeled and cubed (I used about 4 large russet … Continue reading