Friday, March 11, 2011
Should is probably the most useless word in the English language.
I should have used the express lane because it's moving way faster! Yah. I guess that's why it's called the 'express' lane.
I should have put a tray underneath my pie because now it's erupting like the Arenal Volcano. Cleaning the oven is not fun.
I should not have eaten 5 of these brownies and then gone on the treadmill. Yowza.
Too late. Time machines don't exist, so it's not like what's done can be changed. Sometimes it sucks. I know. Like how I wish I could go back 10 minutes ago to before I accidentally deleted this whole post and had to re-write it. Bah!
Basically, should really does stress people out and it's a big waste of 4 consonants and 2 vowels.
And in moments of stress we need to make brownies that have a cheesecake swirl and strawberries. Then we need to eat half the batch right out of the pan with a huge glass of whole milk.
Oh ma goodness. These Goat Cheese Swirl & Strawberry Brownies are ridiculous. They're kinda clicky though - they'll only hang out with other strawberries. Snobs.
Have you ever tried goat cheese and chocolate? It's weird. It's complex. I like it and you should try it. If you are a little weary on this combination, though, you can absolutely make this with only cream cheese. They will definitely be delicious regardless.
I went ahead and shoved whole fresh strawberries right into my brownie batter. Madness.
The strawberries end up roasting in the oven and the batter lends some of it's sweetness making them taste like candy!
Unlike most brownies, I prefer to eat these warm! The warm strawberries almost make me think of pie. If you prefer to leave them out because you don't want to eat around a hunk of fruit when you're eating a brownie, you totally can. I understand that this is strange. Really, I get it. Just reduce the baking time by 2 or 3 minutes.
The brownie batter in this recipe is fudgey beyond fudge. You'll love it. Baking at 325 instead of 350 degrees makes sure they stay fudgey right up to the edges.
So stop saying "should" and go make some brownies.