Friday, October 15, 2010

Only You...Week-End

What a crazy last 2 weeks!Any one else ready for the week-end? I don't know about you guys ,but I need a chic flick so....Here is one I'm sure more than a few of you have never seen, but just let me say it is super sweet. Enjoy!

Only You (1994)
Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N B-R-A-D-L-E-Y. Later, at the carnival, the fortune teller sees the name Damon Bradley in the Crystal Ball and Faith is convinced. She is told that "You make your own destiny,...don't wait for it to come to you", but she is looking for Damon. 14 years later, she is engaged to a dull podiatrist and plans to marry until she gets a call from one of his classmates who is on his way to Venice, Italy. The classmate is Damon Bradley. Rushing to the airport to see her soul-mate, she misses him and the plane, but decides, then and there, to go after him. So Faith and her sister-in-law Kate both board the next plane for Italy hoping to find her Damon

"Only Destiny Divine Double Chocolate-Cherry Brownies"

* 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
* 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
* 2 1/2 cups sugar
* 4 eggs
* 1 egg yolk
* 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
* 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
* 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 1 cup Bing cherries
* 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour 13x8 1/2-inch glass baking dish. Melt butter and unsweetened chocolate in heavy large saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Mix in sugar. Mix in eggs 1 at a time, then yolk. Add extracts, then flour and cinnamon and stir until just blended. Mix in cherries and chocolate chips.

Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake until brownies are firm around edges and tester inserted into center comes out with a few crumbs, about 35 minutes. Cool on a rack. Cut into 16 or 32 pieces. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Wrap brownies individually and store airtight.)

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