French Onion Soup & Nutella Brownies

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Goodbye Pikes Peak. Hello Central Park. Yesterday was a travel day. With bags packed, camera in hand, laptop tucked underarm, I pressed my face against the cool window frame of Seat 19A and watched the Rocky Mountains fade from view.

As much as I’ve been looking forward to a weekend in the Big City, Thursday morning arrived with a tinge of sadness. I love the idea of traveling, but I don’t like the idea of leaving my family.

Still, the hubby has stepped in with style. I rested peacefully last night knowing the kids will be enjoying nightly pizza deliveries and fast food lunches. I may not like leaving, but I have a feeling the kids will be secretly glad to have me gone. Happy Meals and Pizza Hut is a welcome change from Vegetarian Baked Peppers and bean-filled White Chicken Chili.

With that in mind, I suppose I’ll survive my weekend away. The street outside our Wyndam hotel is already bustling, inviting me to step into the city and discover it’s magic. Off to eat a slice of real pizza. No delivery necessary.

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Looking for something wonderful to make this weekend? Don’t miss my latest Babble posts:

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These ooey-gooey Nutella Cheesecake Brownies are positively delicious. They are easy to make, too! Chocolately, cheesecakey, positively wonderful.

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This French Onion Soup is warm and wonderful. That cheese on top? The kids and I peeled it off with giant spoons and licked them completely clean. Gorgeous. Groovy. So, so good.

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6 Responses to “French Onion Soup & Nutella Brownies”

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    mangiabella on November 5, 2010 at 9:54 am Reply

    the empire state, the big apple, the city that never sleeps, enjoy every manic paced moment of the raw energy that surrounds you, eat wonderful food, and have a most glorious time!!!

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    Lisa on November 5, 2010 at 10:21 am Reply

    You were right, these do look like foods that I must make. Absolutely delicious. By the way, I'm holding a CSN giveaway on my blog and you're welcome to come by and enter. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2010/11/45-csn-giveaway.html

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    ♥peachkins♥ on November 6, 2010 at 6:58 am Reply

    The French Onion soup looks amazing!

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    a. maren on November 6, 2010 at 1:08 pm Reply

    oo, those nutella brownies look amazing! i know what i'm making this weekend.

    http://www.icyviolets.blogspot.com

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    Becki Madsen on November 7, 2010 at 9:21 pm Reply

    OHHH I am so jealous! Say hello to Central Park for me- I want to live there it's so breathtakingly beautiful! Can't wait to hear all about your fun weekend! Have a great time!

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    Anonymous on November 9, 2010 at 2:30 am Reply

    I really want to make the brownies, but the measurement on the cocoa powder has me puzzled – 3/4 what? Please fix it so I can make these soon!

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